|Birth: ||Feb. 24, 1923|
|Death: ||Dec. 26, 2003|
PEORIA, IL - Ethel Elizabeth Lais, 80, of 1623 W. Lake Ave. died at 3 p.m. Friday, Dec. 26, 2003, at Proctor Hospital.
Born Feb. 24, 1923, in LaJunta, Colo., to John K. and Ruth G. Cooprider Zook, she married Arthur W. Lais on Aug. 28, 1943, in Hubbard, Ore. He survives.
Also surviving are four sons, Gerard of Beaverton, Ore., Fredric of Molalla, Ore., Gregory of Peoria, and James of Florence, Ore; two daughters, Marci Pesch and Valeri Lais, both of Peoria; four brothers, Wesley Zook of Goshen, Ind., Harold Zook of Fletcher, N.C., Bill Zook of Sandusky, Mich., and Herbert Zook of Newton, Kan.; two sisters, Kathryn Chambers of Goshen and Irene Martin of Denver; 10 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by one sister.
A licensed practical nurse, she worked for Methodist Medical Center for eight years and later at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center for seven years.
She last worked as an EKG technician at Proctor Hospital for 14 years.
She taught children for the last 10 years as part of the community Bible study group at Grace Presbyterian Church.
She was a member of Fellowship Bible Church.
Burial will be in Parkview Cemetery.
Peoria Journal Star, The (IL) - Sunday, December 28, 2003
Arthur William Lais (1920 - 2011)*
Created by: Jeanette
Record added: Sep 29, 2011
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