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Lois Nevella Bear Shepard
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Birth: Mar. 3, 1917
Appanoose County
Iowa, USA
Death: Oct. 25, 2009
Appanoose County
Iowa, USA

Lois "Mevella" Shepard age 92 of Centerville, Iowa, died Sunday, October 25, 2009 at Mercy Medical Center in Centerville. She was born the daughter of Robert and Helen(Fry)Bear on March 3, 1917 near Mystic, Iowa. Lois attended the Plano Community Schools.

On February 3, 1935 she was united in marriage to Lowell Shepard. She was a homemaker and a member of the Drake Avenue Christian Church in Centerville where she was the church secretary for many years. She was also a part of the North Bend Ladies Aid, and Order of Eastern Star where she was a Past Worthy Matron.

Nevella was preceded in death by: her parents; husband, Lowell Shepard on June 17, 2002; brother, Robert Bear; and a grandson, Dustin Shepard on May 5, 2006.

She is survived by; sons, Dean and his wife, Marilyn Shepard of Centerville, Iowa, and Wendell and his wife, Mary Louise Shepard of Springfield, Missouri; daughter Karen and her husband, LaVern Shondel of Centerville, Iowa, sister: Deloris Bohm of Centerville, Iowa; seven grandchildren, twenty-one great grandchildren, and a great-great grandson.

Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, October 29, 2009 at 1pm at the Schmidt Family Funeral Home in Centerville, Iowa with Rev. Carl Heien officiating. Burial will follow at the Concord Cemetery near Plano, Iowa. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, October 28, 2009 from 3-8pm with the family present from 6-8pm at the funeral home. Memorials can be made to the Concord Cemetery. 
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  Lowell Shepard (1913 - 2002)*
*Calculated relationship
Concord Cemetery
Appanoose County
Iowa, USA
Created by: Donald Bitner
Record added: Jul 19, 2010
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Lois Nevella <i>Bear</i> Shepard
Added by: Donald Bitner
Lois Nevella <i>Bear</i> Shepard
Added by: Donald Bitner
Lois Nevella <i>Bear</i> Shepard
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 Added: Jul. 19, 2010

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