ROCHELLE — Lois Jean Rewerts, 92, passed away Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017 in Franklin Grove. Lois was born Dec. 11, 1924 to Vero and Jenny (Weir) Richmond in Montfort, Wis. She attended school in Cobb, Wis. Lois married Paul W. Clementz in 1948 and he died in 1971. She then married Raymond “Turk” Rewerts in 1975 and he passed away in 1991.
Lois had several waitress jobs in Rochelle and loved cooking and serving breakfast to her many friends and customers. She especially enjoyed serving the many policemen who would come in for breakfast. For numerous years, she was the VFW coordinator for funeral and bingo lunches. She attended Faith Lutheran Church for many years.
In her younger days, Lois loved snowmobiling and fishing. She was especially proud of her large walleye she caught in Canada which her fishing friends and family had mounted for her. She normally fished with leeches and proudly had the license plate LEECHQ, which stood for leech queen.
Lois is survived by two daughters, Paula (Jimmy) Combs and Emilie (Fred Aprati) Corsiglia; sister-in-law, Betty Klein; and several nieces and nephews; her many good friends with whom she used to do water aerobics; fishing buddies, and Julie (Koritz) Krull, who has faithfully written to her for many many years.
In addition to her husbands, she is preceded in death by her daughter, Carol, at age three; two brothers, infant brother, Glenn, in 1929 at two days old and Carlton Richmond in 1996; sister, Donna Blake, in 2003; son-in-law, Bob Corsiglia; companion, Ralph Dailey and numerous aunts and uncles.
The family would like to thank Franklin Grove Living and Rehabilitation Center and Serenity Hospice and Home for their kindness and care of Lois.
A memorial visitation will be held from 9:30 – 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 7 at Faith Lutheran Church, 14206 E. Flagg Rd., Rochelle, followed by the memorial service at 11 a.m. with Pastor Joy Alsop officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Lois’s memory to Serenity Hospice and Home or Faith Lutheran Church.
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