Lois Menk is now dancing the polka in heaven with her beloved husband, Donnie as of April 17th, 2017. Lois Georgene Menk (Johnson) was born in Nicollet County January 11th, 1926. She graduated from Gaylord High School and then married Donald Menk in 1944. She was a prolific volunteer and caregiver her whole life. She retired from Mayo Clinic in 1988 and returned to St. Peter.
She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, 4 grandsons and a son-in-law. Survivors include 5 children; Cindy Mines, Rick Menk, Terry Menk, Randy Menk and Tammy Enter; 11 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and 2 great-great-grandchildren.
She has donated her remains to Mayo Clinic for scientific research. There will be a Celebration of Life on April 30th, 2017 at the St. Peter Community Center - Senior Citizen room from 2-5PM.
Published on April 17, 2017