Lois M. Holmes, 94Lois M Holmes, 94, of River Falls, died unexpectedly Tuesday, Nov. 25, at her residence.
Lois M Holmes, 94, of River Falls, died unexpectedly Tuesday, Nov. 25, at her residence.
Lois was born on Feb. 9, 1914, in River Falls, the daughter of James and Karen (Jensen) Peterson. She was raised in River Falls and graduated from the Normal School and high school prior to attending the University of Minnesota.
On March 23, 1941, she was united in marriage to Aulden “Bud” Holmes in River Falls.
She loved being a homemaker and being with Bud. They traveled to antique shows, went out to lunch, or would go shopping. She adored her nieces and nephews and spending time with them. She had a wonderful sense of humor and enjoyed a good joke.
She will be fondly remembered by her sisters-in-law, Clarice Smith and Lorraine Kirchoff; nieces and nephews, Marilyn Weiss, Karen and LeRoy Larson, Jerry and Carol Peterson, Dale and Debbie Peterson, Bill and Pauline Anderson, Lynne (Mike) Torkelson, Julie (Robert) Edstrom, Beverly (Acturo) Sparpita, David Enloe, Roger Enloe, Karen Frazier, as well as their families.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Bud; sisters, Mildred Buttolph and Elaine Anderson; brother, Gordon Peterson; sisters-in-law, Verna Mae Enloe, Donna Kuss and Erma O’Connell.
The funeral service was private at the O’Connell Family Funeral Home in Hudson.
Burial was in the Greenwood Cemetery in River Falls with her family serving as casketbearers.
Memorials are preferred.
Funeral services were entrusted to the O’Connell Family Funeral Home of Hudson.