Obituaries

Lois Y. Christians

Aug 9, 2021
Christians Lois crop

Services

11:00 AM on Friday, August 13, 2021 at Locke Funeral Home 1519 W. 4th Street, Waterloo

Visitation

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM Thursday, August 12, 2021 at Locke Funeral Home, Waterloo

Cemetery

Garden of Memories Cemetery, Waterloo

Memorials

May be directed to the family

Biography

Lois Y. Christians, 87, of Rowley, IA, died Monday, August 9, 2021 at ABCM Rehabilitation of Independence. She was born July 22, 1934 in International Falls, MN, the daughter of Joe and Hazel Larson Strickland.

Lois married Eddie Christians December 1953. She worked at Hinson Manufacturing and for the Tull family as the main caretaker for the children. Lois was a charter member of the Open Bible Church in Waterloo, but due to her health, she hasn't attended in several years.  Lois loved sewing, crossword puzzles, and spending time with her family.

Lois Y. Christians is survived by: daughter, Devra (Steve) Crew of Rowley; 11 grandchildren, Charity (Andy) Thomas of  Urbana‚ Ben Geer of Saint Paul‚ MN, Jacob (Laura) Geer of Saint Paul‚ MN, Matthew Fish of Rowley‚ Amy (Buzz) Fish of Waterloo‚ Grace (Ed) Geer of Saint Paul‚ MN, Alisha (Ross) Stottmeister of Tiffin‚ Jeremy (Tenille) Fish of Dunkerton‚ Travis (Christina) Crew of Janesville‚ Shane Moore of Beacon‚ Tempest Thomas of Hudson; brother, David (Carolyn) Strickland of TX; sister, Juel Clark; brother Bob Strickland, both of FL; friends, Lloyd and Mary Tull and family; and very special caregiver Vickie Madler.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Ed; her parents; daughter, Sharon Geer;  grandson, Adam Fish; and sister Harriet Deuth.

 


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