Lois Biasi (1926 - 2013)

  • "During this difficult time family, friends and even..."
    - D M
  • "We love and miss you very Much, rest peacefully gramma."
    - Melia P
  • "Hope you're resting now. You've earned it, Mom!"
    - Sue Kershaw
  • "mom...You will always be in my heart and my memories. Janet"

Lois Elaine (Johnston) Biasi

September 30, 1926 - June 29, 2013

Born in Galveston, Texas to Joseph Eggleston Johnston and Stella (Nelson) Johnston. Preceded in death by husband Rinaldo Giovanni "Jim" Biasi, one sister and two brothers.

Lois is survived by children; Bonnie (Jim) Ewald of Portland, Don (Dulce) Biasi of LaCenter, Janet (Lynn) Halladey of Stayton, Susan (Robert) Kershaw of Salem, and brother Leon Johnston of Albany. Also survived by grandchildren; Cory, Tony, Melia, Kim, Tiah, Andrew, April, Asia, Adria and Angela. Great grandchildren; Stevie, Jasper, Vance, Aiden, and Hailey.

Lois had a career in the banking industry, spending the majority of it in Silverton. She loved music, art, animals, gardening and spending time with family and friends.

Lois and Jim were married in Chicago in 1949, resided in Florida and California and eventually moved to Silverton in 1959.

She will be greatly missed!

Published in StatesmanJournal from July 12 to July 14, 2013