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Lois Towne Waite

  • Birth 13 Jun 1916 Denison, Crawford County, Iowa, USA
  • Death 4 Jan 2013 Buena Vista, Chaffee County, Colorado, USA
  • Burial Brush, Morgan County, Colorado, USA
  • Memorial ID 103156741

Lois T. Waite, 96, former Brush resident, passed away Friday evening January 4, 2013, at her home in Buena Vista, CO in the company of her family. Lois had been living with her son, Mark and his wife, Paz, for the past 51/2 years. She was born June 13, 1916, in Denison, IA, to Salem H. & Mary C. D. [Mary Charlotte Dorothy LARSON] Towne.

Lois married Ernest Waite on June 1, 1942, in Chappell, NE. In 1945 the Waite family moved to Brush. Lois taught school in the Brush Public School System for 32 years. After retiring from teaching, Lois worked at Eben Ezer Lutheran Care Center for 10 years. Lois moved to Buena Vista to live with her son Mark's family in 2006.

Lois was a member of the Brush Church of the Nazarene, AARP, and the Brush Business and Professional Women's Club. She enjoyed reading, collecting stamps, traveling, and playing games. Lois was very proud of the fact that her Father served in the military during the Civil War, serving in the 75th Regiment of the Illinois Infantry

Survivors include her 2 sons, Mark and his wife Paz of Buena Vista and Ward of Denver; her grandchildren, Tamberlee Waite, Mindy Waite, Justin Waite and his wife, Ann, Crystale Waite, Luck Suarez, Brandon Waite and great grandson Tristan Waite. She was preceded in death by her husband, 4 sisters, including her twin sister, 4 half brothers and 2 half sisters.

Funeral services will be Tuesday, January 8, 2012, at 11:00 AM at the Brush Church of the Nazarene. Interment will follow in the Brush Memorial Cemetery.

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  • Created by: Carol Moore
  • Added: 6 Jan 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 103156741
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Lois Towne Waite (13 Jun 1916–4 Jan 2013), Find A Grave Memorial no. 103156741, citing Brush Memorial Cemetery, Brush, Morgan County, Colorado, USA ; Maintained by Carol Moore (contributor 46944791) .