Lois Lye, 87
Lois Lye, 87, passed away Wednesday, October 10, 2012 at Highland Park Care Center at Alliance, Ne after being there for two months. Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. Monday, October 15, 2012 at First United Methodist Church in Gering with Pastor Lauren Ekdahl officiating. Interment will be in Fairview Cemetery. Friends may call at Gering Memorial Chapel between 1-6:00 p.m. Sunday. The family will gather at 1600 Gentry Blvd. in Gering this weekend to celebrate her life. A memorial has been established to the Alzheimer's Association or to the donor's choice.
Lois was born August 6, 1925 at Sedgwick, CO to William and Addie (Lee) Cleary. She was the 7th of 10 children. She attended Sedgwick County Schools and was baptized in 1938 at the Methodist Episcopal Church at Sedgwick.
Lois was married to Edward Lye on January 20, 1946 at Sidney, Ne. They worked side by side on farms in the Sidney, Alliance, and McGrew areas. To this union three daughters were born. Lois worked from 1971 to 1980 at the McGrew School as a cook. She also cooked at Northfield Villa and the Scottsbluff Public School system retiring in 2006. Lois enjoyed quilting, playing cards, sewing, baking and her family. She also enjoyed watching the Huskers, Broncos and Rockies.
She is survived by her daughters Linda(Don) Seckinger, Eaton, CO, Christine (Sid) Dubs, Alliance, NE and Pamela (Charles) Richter of Gering, NE, two sisters Eileen Klein, Arvada, CO and Mozelle Lechman, of Elizabeth, CO, two sisters-in-law Lucille Stanley, Saratoga, WY and Evelyn Cleary, of Ft. Morgan, CO, 6 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband Edward, parents, six sisters and one brother.
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