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Lois June Roe, age 89 died peacefully in her sleep on November 15, 2017. A celebration of Lois' s life will be held on Saturday November 25 , 2017 at the Community Room, Oak Terrace Independent Senior Living, 1570 Tower Blvd., North Mankato, Mn from 1- 4 pm. Interment at a future date at Fort Snelling. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to American Breast Cancer Society.
Lois was born on July 24, 1928 in Lakefield , Minnesota to Edna and Erwin Pohlman. Preceded in death by brother Dale Pohlman. Lois is survived by her husband of 65 years ,Noel (Bud) Roe; daughter, Linda (Steve) Kingery and grand daughter Kyla(Andy Allen) Kingery, 2 great grandchildren Marin (6) and William (4); sons, Bruce (Fran) Roe; and Ron (Angelia) Roe; and brother , Leon Pohlman.
Lois was a homemaker who cared for her children. Once they were in school she went to work part time at McDonalds and then was a hostess at Hardee's. She loved meeting new people and making them feel comfortable. Lois and Bud wintered in Texas for the last 25 years and spent their summers at Lobster Lake in Alexandria. Last year they returned to North Mankato to live at Oak Terrace. It was difficult to leave all of their friends at their lake home but they knew it was time to return to Mankato where they had raised their family. Lois loved bingo, garage sales , fishing, bowling, playing cards, dancing and liked going to casinos.
A special thanks to family, friends, Oak Terrace and Mayo Clinic Mankato Hospice for taking such good care of Lois.
Rest In Peace Mom we will miss you.
Published on November 19, 2017
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