Lois Lorraine Hein, age 80, formerly of Ashland, Wisconsin, passed away on Wednesday, September 4, 2013, at the Gilman Care Center, in Gilman, Wisconsin.
Lois was born on May 14, 1933, in Milford, Nebraska, the daughter of Albert William and Ellen Jeanett (Gillam) Curtis. She and Eugene Leo Hein were united in marriage, on October 1, 1983, in Mellen, Wisconsin.
Lois owned and operated a bar at the end of Route 66, in California, was a Girl Scout volunteer for more than ten years, worked for: the U.S. Forest Service, Louisiana Pacific, and retired from Memorial Medical Center, in Ashland. Lois was also a member of Post 81 of the American Legion Auxiliary, in Duncanville, Texas.
Lois is survived by: three sons: Charles (Leann) Evey, of Spanaway, Washington; Christopher (Rosealle) Duncan, of Jacksonville, Oregon; and Bernard Aderholt, of Duncanville, Texas; and her daughter, Ann (Matthew) Sweda, of Lublin, Wisconsin. She is also survived by: two stepsons: Jerry Poppe, of Muscle Shoals, Alabama; and David Poppe, of Laurel, Montana; and three stepdaughters: Sandy (Van) Johnson, of Ashland; Debra Shiflet, of Dallas, Oregon; and Cheryl (Arnold) Ott, of Laurel; several grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Lois was preceded in death by: her husband, Eugene, on August 4, 1999; her parents; one brother; and one sister.
A visitation, for family and friends, will be held at Zion Lutheran Church, in Ashland, beginning at 10 a.m., Monday, September 9, 2013, and continuing until the hour of the service.
Funeral services, for Lois, will be held at 12 noon, Monday, September 9, 2013, at the Zion Lutheran Church, in Ashland. Vicar Rick Williams will officiate. Her casket bearers will include: Bernard Aderholt, Matthew J. Sweda, James Johnston, and Matthew A. Sweda.
Interment, in the Mount Hope Cemetery, Highbridge, Wisconsin, will follow the service at the Church.
Our Ashland Chapel has been entrusted with the details of her services.