Lois J. House

Lois J. House

Lois J. House

Lois J. House, age 88, of Adams, died on Friday, November 30, 2018 in her home.

Lois was born on December 24, 1929 in Chicago, IL to Edward and Lillian (Krasinski) Marcinkowski. She married Frank House on May 17, 1952 and they lived in Miami, FL prior to moving to Adams in 1963. Frank preceded Lois in death on November 25, 1996.

Lois was a member of Saint Joseph’s Catholic Church, the Adams County Memorial Hospital Auxiliary and ran the gift shop in the hospital for several years. She enjoyed feeding and watching the birds and squirrels in her back yard and tending to her flowers and plants.

Lois is survived by two sons, Scott (Julie) House of Whitehall and Jeff (Myra) House of Elkins, AR; two grandchildren, Alexa (Josh) Campion of Rochester, MN and Curtis (Melanie) House of Baldwin; five great-grandchildren, Tavan, Dax, Hailey, Jase and Archer; several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and husband, Lois was preceded in death by two sisters, Helen (Abe) Monte and Cecelia (Frank) Plantz; a brother, Henry (Lorraine) Martin and her bother-in-law and sister-in-law, Eugene (Arlene) House.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, December 7, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. in the Roseberry Funeral Home with burial in Saint Leo’s Catholic Cemetery both in Friendship. Father Francis Dias will officiate.

Visitation will be Thursday, December 6, 2018 from 5-7 p.m. in the Roseberry Funeral Home in Friendship and also one hour prior to the service on Friday.

Lois’s family would like to thank Charlie and Dawn Page for all the care and assistance they provided for her over the years. Lois considered them more as a son and a daughter than just good neighbors, and we do as well. Thank you both for all that you did.

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  1. Clark and Karen Staehling says:

    Lois babysat for our son for several years almost 50 years ago, and will always have a special place in our family’s hearts. I can’t remember her without a smile. What a special person.

  2. Pam Zindars says:

    Sorry for your loss. She was a wonderful person. Always loved seeing her smile and our visits to the post office.

  3. Marie Robicheau says:

    I want to offer my deepest sympathy to the House family.
    Lois was blessed with special neighbors who made life pleasant for her.
    She was special to me and I will miss her dearly.

  4. Mary Jo Davies Foster says:

    She was a great neighbor and loving person for many year. She will be missed as much as Frank was.

    The Foster family

  5. Laurie Falash says:

    Such a sweet lady. She will be missed

  6. Joyce Moore says:

    the community has lost a bright light with her passing.
    she will be missed by all.

  7. Peggy Sleeman says:

    So sorry for the loss of your mom. Always enjoyed visiting with her, enjoyed her great smile and laughter. She will be missed.

  8. Marge Edwards says:

    I am so sorry for Lois’s passing. She was a friendly, cheerful soul. Thoughts and prayers to her family.

  9. Sonja McLaughlin says:

    My deepest sympathy to all of you! She was a very caring, wonderful person,

  10. Lynnette Woodruff Traas says:

    Lois was such a part of my childhood. My condolences to Scott and Jeff. I will always remember her – and Frank, too.

  11. Julie Goodhue says:

    Sorry to hear that Lois passed away; just saw her recently. Sympathy to her family.

  12. Dave and Dawn Hegge says:

    To Scott and families. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

  13. Eileen Krueger says:

    So sorry for your loss, Lois was always a kind and great lady !

  14. Nancy (Rank) Sorensen says:

    Thinking of you at this sad time! She was a true sweetheart! She will be missed

  15. Tammy says:

    Very sweet, genuine, and loving lady. She volunteered many hours at Villa Pines with bingo. I truly loved her.

  16. Donald Rathke says:

    Rest In Peace Lois? Prayers for family and close friends.Don and Karen Hartwig Rathke

  17. Jodi Lecy Helgeson says:

    Lois was a great caregiver. I always enjoyed visiting with her when I would see her. My sympathy to you all

  18. Gordon Whitemarsh says:

    We are very very sorry to hear of Lois’s passing, great lady & neighbor over the years, she will really be missed, thoughts & prayers go out to her family

  19. Diana says:

    I only knew Lois as “Ma Ma House” she was a wonderful and feisty lady and I will miss visiting with her. Thoughts and prayers to the family. RIP Ma Ma.

  20. Lavonne scott says:

    Im shocked to hear of Lois passing. I spent time with her last week and she was as chipper as usual. Rest in peace Lois you are missed.

  21. Susan Moran says:

    To the family of Lois House, our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time. Lois was quite the remarkable lady and I have very fond memories of her. RIP Lois.

  22. Kori Nawrot says:

    My thoughts and prayers are with her family. She was a very sweet person and I enjoyed visiting with her everytime I seem her.

  23. peg Lecy says:

    Lois was a great women. I’m so glad I got to know her. RIP Lois. May God family and friends comfort you during this difficult time

  24. Christina says:

    Thinking of your family!! Lois was a very nice lady I had the pleasure of knowing years ago.

  25. Bob and Janis Cada says:

    A person that departs from this earth never truly leaves, for they are still alive in our hearts and minds, through us, they live on. Please accept our condolences; Lois will not be forgotten! She was an exceptional caregiver for Kyle all of those years ago and I’m glad we kept in touch…

  26. Valerie Mecklenburg says:

    Oh my heart breaks for you all! Lois was an amazing woman/friend ..very fond memories.. hugs & prayers.