Lois Elaine Evans Herrin, 96 of Tampa, Florida, passed away Tuesday, November 21, 2017. She was born June 19, 1921 in Blue Earth County, Minnesota to the late Jay W. Evans and S. Naomi Evans. She was preceded in death by her sister Gladys Evans and her husband of 50 years, Thomas H. Herrin, and her son Jay L. Herrin.
Lois graduated from Garden City High School and attended Mankato Commercial College. She worked locally before joining the Women's Army Corps during WWII. She served in North Africa and Italy. During that time, she met and married a fellow service member, Thomas. After the war, they settled in the Tampa area.
She is survived by son, Thomas, Jr. (Gail), Daughter Patricia Stewart (Gregory), daughter Barbara Brainerd (Charles), and son Michael (Beth); 8 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren; and 2 sisters who reside in Minnesota, Doris Evans Steinberg and Joan Evans Speiss.
Published on December 10, 2017