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Lois Lee Thorson Massey
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Birth: Jan. 19, 1936
Clay County
South Dakota, USA
Death: Dec. 31, 2009
Elk Point
Union County
South Dakota, USA

Lois Lee Massey, 73, rural Jefferson, SD, died Thursday, December 31 at Prairie Estate Care Center in Elk Point, SD.

Lois was born January 19, 1936, in rural Vermillion, SD, to Cecil and Beulah Thorson. Lois, Elk Point's Class of 1954 Homecoming Queen, married her Homecoming King and high school sweetheart, Kenneth Ray Massey on May 13, 1956, in Elk Point. They spent their lives together in Des Moines, IA, Carlisle, IA, and rural Jefferson.

Lois was a fun and loving wife, mother, and grandmother who had an adventuresome spirit! She enjoyed climbing 38 of Colorado's mountains, skydiving, eating Billy Boy's chocolate ice cream cones, and spending time with her grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth, parents, Cecil and Beulah Thorson, brother, Bruce Thorson, sister, Betty Abraham, brother-in-laws, Verdell Abraham and Robert Wiseman.

The family deeply appreciates the support of family and friends during Lois' illness. Special heartfelt thanks go to Hospice of Siouxland, Right At Home, Prairie Estates Care Center, and Hansen Funeral Home.

A Celebration of Life will be held at 1:30pm Sunday, January 10 at the First United Methodist Church of Vermillion. During the celebration, please feel welcome to share special memories and stories of Lois' life.
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  Kenneth Ray Massey (1936 - 2007)*
*Calculated relationship
Created by: Marilyn
Record added: Dec 11, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 62818582

- Marilyn
 Added: Dec. 11, 2010

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