LOIS E. MYERS, 86 OREGON - Lois E. Myers, 86, lifelong resident of Oregon, died Tuesday, March 4, 2014, in Family First Home of Oregon. Born November 1, 1927, in Lee County, IL, daughter of Allen and Mattie (Stauffer) Straley. Married to Robert E. Myers June 9, 1945, in Oregon; he died Sept. 13, 2005. She farmed with her husband for many years and then worked at Lorado Taft Field Campus as a cook for several years prior to retiring, Lois was a kindhearted person whose door was always open for coffee, tea or supper. Friends would often stop by to play dominoes and cards and do puzzles. She was a member of Lighthouse United Methodist Church and did beautiful counted cross-stitching that looked like paintings. Also preceded in death by her son, Randy and sister, Wilda. Survived by daughter-in-law, Kathy Myers of Ridott; Vernon Straley and Earl Straley, both of Oregon and Dale (Alta) Straley of Winnebago; sister, Joyce Seyler of Winnebago; grandchildren, Erica and Ian Kopp; and daughter, Sara Lynn (Bernard) Kopp of Oregon. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, March 7, in Farrell-Holland-Gale Funeral Home, Oregon, with Pastor Javier Martinez of Lighthouse United Methodist Church officiating. Burial in Lighthouse Cemetery. No visitation. Memorials in Lois's name may be made to the
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Farrell-Holland-Gale Funeral Home
110 South Seventh Street Oregon, IL 61061
Published in Rockford Register Star from Mar. 5 to Mar. 6, 2014