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Lois E. Willis

Published: Thursday, June 12, 2014 1:15 a.m. CDT
Lois E. Willis

ROCK FALLS – Lois E. Willis, 92, of Rock Falls, died Tuesday, June 10, 2014, at Coventry Living Center in Sterling. 

Lois was born July 11, 1921, in Erie, the daughter of Charles and Bertha (Seeley) Schryver. She married Ernest Willis in September 1947, in Athens. He preceded her in death in 1989. She was a member of Erie Christian Church.

Survivors include four daughters, Shirley Pope of Tampico, Annette Willis, Rebecca Higgins of Racine, Wisconsin, and Donna Peterson of Sterling; one son, David Willis of Phoenix; eight grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, seven siblings, and one granddaughter.

Visitation will be from noon to 1 p.m. Saturday and the funeral at 1 p.m. Saturday at Schilling Funeral Home in Sterling. Burial will be at Lyndon Cemetery.

A memorial has been established to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

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