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Lois Ann Crowder Obituary
Lois Ann Crowder April 7, 1936 - June 8, 2012 Lois lived her life as a dedicated mother and loving wife. She was born in Bolivar, New York to Gladys and Harold Barnes and as a child moved with her family to Long Beach, CA. In high school she moved to Kernville, CA where she graduated from Kern Valley High School and met her future husband, Bob. Lois began her career working for Bank of America and later moved to Community First Bank where she advanced to Vice President. After retiring from banking she worked for Belridge Farms for 12 years. She is survived by her husband of 57 years, Bob Crowder. Lois is survived by her two children and their spouses, Bev and John Kretzers, and Brad and Linda Crowder. She is also survived by her 6 grandchildren; Sarah, Ian, Brian, Chris, Allison and Erinn and two great-grandchildren; Lily and Kelly. For 7 years, Lois fought a courageous battle with cancer. The strength and courage she demonstrated during her time was an inspiration to all who knew her. On June 8, 2012, Lois passed peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family. "The gift of love you have given to the lives of all you have touched will remain forever in their hearts as will their memories of you." www.bakersfield.com/obits
Published in Bakersfield Californian on June 14, 2012
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