Lois Hitzemann

Lois Mae Hitzemann (nee Frank)

Westfield, IN

Lois Mae Hitzemann (nee Frank), 86, of Westfield, IN, passed away May 19, 2014.  She was born August 13, 1927 in Port Huron, MI, to the late Frederick and Rozena Frazier Frank.   Lois worked as a telecommunications supervisor for 28 years, at Ferris State University in Big Rapids, MI.  

   Lois was a past member of St. Paul's Catholic Church in Big Rapids, MI, and has recently attended St. Michael's Episcopal Church in Noblesville, IN.  She was a past member of the Michigan Collegiate Telephone Association and the Michigan Association of Retired School Professionals. During her time employed at Ferris, she made many lifelong friends in the Big Rapids and Grand Rapids area.

Lois is survived by her loving sons, John (Priscilla) Slendak, Noblesville, IN, Ervin C. "Skip" (Nancy) Slendak, Big Rapids, MI, and Ronald F. "Bo" (Tina) Slendak, Augusta, GA; grandchildren, Monica Bolitho, Melissa Feenstra, Matthew Drayton, Jessica Slendak, Sara Toma, Carmin Stevens, Kim Slendak and Andy Slendak; and six great grandchildren.

Final arrangements and care are entrusted to Shirley Brothers Fishers-Castleton Chapel.  www.shirleybrothers.com

The family will host a Memorial service at St. Michael's Episcopal Church, 444 S. Harbour Drive, Noblesville, IN 46062, at 2:00 PM, Saturday May 31, 2014, with a luncheon to follow.

Memorial contributions can be made on behalf of her memory to St. Michael's.        

Funeral Home

Shirley Brothers Fishers / Castleton Chapel
9900 Allisonville Road Fishers, IN 46038
(317) 841-7878

Published in The Times Herald on May 28, 2014