Lois Vinz, 71, of Sioux Falls passed away suddenly on January 16, 2013 at her home. Funeral services will be at the Kinzley Funeral Home in Salem at 11:00 am on Monday, January 21, 2013. A prayer service will be held at the funeral home at 7 pm on Sunday with family present from 6:00 - 8:00 pm.
Lois Sarnowski was born on June 4, 1941 to Clarence and Eula (Mars) Sarnowski in Beacher Island, Colorado. Lois obtained a Business Associates degree from Dakota State University. Lois's most recently enjoyed her contribution as a senior companion assisting others in need. Lois enjoyed and kept herself busy with crocheting and sewing a variety of items which she freely shared with others.
Survivors include her five daughters: Dorlea Knizley of Sandpoint, ID, Chris (Matt) Johnson of Minot, ND, Betty Williams of Viborg, SD, Pam (Scott) Weber of Emery, SD, and Ruth (Warren) Rath of Fredrick, CO; 17 Grandchildren and 19 Great-grandchildren; 5 sisters and 3 brothers. She was preceded in death by her parents, and one brother, Fred.