Lois Ione Hagman went to be with the Lord, her Savior, on Wednesday, May 28th, 2014.
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She was born to William and Ida (King) Lahrmann - October 1, 1918 in Hewitt, Minnesota.
Lois was the third child in their family of five daughters and one son.
In the 1920's and 30's with no bus to ride from her farm to school she would walk 1 ½ miles. Lois loved to learn and always saw it as a privilege. She completed eighth grade and received her diploma in 1933.
During World War ll, Lois worked in a factory in St. Cloud, Minn. that produced cargo planes and her jobs included being a "Rosie the Riveter".
In 1948 after her mother died her father moved to Burlington, WA along with some of his grown children including Lois. There she met and married Norman W. Hagman on April 26th 1951- a union that most would say was a "match made in heaven". They shared 54 years together.
Lois was a farmer's daughter and then a farmer's wife. She was a wonderful loving cook, baker, seamstress, homemaker, wife and mother.
Lois became a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church in 1951. She was active in GMG, Sunday school, prayer meeting, and on the prayer chain. She loved God and her church family.
In the 1960's Lois returned to school taking night classes at Skagit Valley College with her sister Verlie. She stopped just short of her goal to graduate high school.
Lois was very talented and enjoyed crafts including; knitting, crocheting, cake decorating, needle point, quilting, sewing and making dolls.
At 90 years old, Lois finished one last math credit by taking an on line class though the college. Lois graduated high school with honors and participated in the commencement ceremony at Skagit Valley College in 2009.
Survivors include her three children, Phil Hagman, Sandy Willoughby, and Camille Mazack; and one sister, Glenis Lahrmann. She is also survived by nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren as well as numerous other relatives.
A memorial service will be held on Friday, June 6, 2014 at Emmanuel Baptist Church at 2:00pm. Memorial contributions may be made to the Emmanuel Baptist Missionary Fund.
You may share your memories of Lois, and sign her online guest register at www.kernfuneralhome.com Arrangements are under the care of Kern Funeral Home.
Kern Funeral Home
1122 South 3rd Street Mount Vernon, WA 98273
Published in Skagit Valley Herald Publishing Company on June 4, 2014