OREGON – Lois E. Myers, 86, a lifelong Oregon resident, died Tuesday, March 4, 2014, at Family First Home of Oregon.
She was born Nov. 1, 1927, in Lee County, the daughter of Allen and Mattie (Stauffer) Straley. She married Robert E. Myers on June 9, 1945, in Oregon. He died Sept. 13, 2005. She farmed with her husband for many years, and then worked at Lorado Taft Field Campus as a cook for several years before retiring. Lois was a kindhearted person whose door always was open for coffee, tea, or supper. Friends would often stop by to play dominoes and cards, and do puzzles. She was a member of Lighthouse United Methodist Church. She did beautiful counted cross-stitching that looked like paintings.
She is survived by her daughter-in-law, Kathy Myers of Ridott; brothers, Vernon Straley and Earl Straley, both of Oregon, and Dale (Alta) Straley of Winnebago; sister, Joyce Seyler of Winnebago; grandchildren, Erica and Ian Kopp; and daughter, Sara Lynn (Bernard) Kopp of Oregon.
She also was preceded in death by her son, Randy; and sister, Wilda.
There is no visitation. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Farrell-Holland-Gale Funeral Home in Oregon, with the Rev. Javier Martinez, pastor of Lighthouse United Methodist Church in Oregon, officiating. Burial will be at Lighthouse Cemetery in rural Oregon.
Memorials in Lois’s name may be made to the American Cancer Society.
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