Lois V. Olmstead, 93, passed away
Lois was one of 10 children and attended
Lois was a long-time member of
Lois was a dedicated mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and great-great grandmother who was happiest when she was surrounded by her family and friends. She was a very talented cook and baker, and was famous for her “sweet tea” and pie dough cookies.
Lois is survived by her three children, B. Sue (Bill) Ridgeway, Marilyn (Don) Alfrey, both of Kokomo, Keith (Diane) Olmstead, of Russiaville; eight grandchildren, Tammy Ridgeway, Joe (Diane) Ridgeway, Todd (Joan) Ridgeway, Tim Ridgeway, Jama Olmstead, Katie (Chris) Jackson, Kristie White, Lexi Olmstead; 17 great- grandchildren, Nathan (Melissa) Ridgeway, Nicole (Kevin) Kling, Natalie Ridgeway, Neal Ridgeway, Allison Murphy, Renee Nulf, Malorie Ridgeway, Landon Ridgeway, Devin Watson, Samantha Woody, Austin Watson, Tyler Watson, Marshall Woody, Brayden Jackson, Ava McKeethen, Haven Gunderson, Cora Gunderson; six great great-grandchildren, Noah Ridgeway, Samuel Ridgeway, Micah Kling, Zackary Ridgeway, Winnie Kling, and Madeline Ridgeway; a seventh great-great-grandchild due in December of 2010; a brother, Dan F. (Mickie) Mowry, of Rolla, Mo.; a sister, Jo (Joe) Adams, of Naples, Fla.; and a sister-in-law, Marilyn Mowry, of Ft. Branch.
She was preceded in death by her parents;
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