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LOIS E. VANCE Obituary

At her request, there will be no services for Lois E. Vance, 100, of Chico. Lois was a Chico resident for 70 years. Lois passed away on February 9, 2011 in Redding, CA of natural causes.

She was born on January 22, 1911 in Meridian, Oklahoma to Frank and Elsie Rutherford. Lois graduated from high school. She married Forrest W. Vance, who preceded her in death in 1968. She worked for M. Oser and Co. for 35 years. Lois belonged to the Marine Corp. League Auxillary. She volunteered for the American Cancer Society Cancer wraps. Lois had many lifelong friends, an unforgettable smile, and subtle humor. Lois was one of 12 children.

She is survived by Larry Vance of Kalispell, Montana, Rorie Isquirdo of Sacramento, CA, Marleen Clem of Red Bluff, CA and Glenna Morris (Ronald) of Redding, CA; a sister, Alice Rhudy of Colorado; 13 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; 6 great-great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by a son, Denny Vance in 1961.

Memorial contributions can be made in her memory to American Cancer Wraps or charity of choice.

Arrangements are under the direction of Bidwell Chapel and online condolences can be sent to the family at www.bidwellchapel.com
Published in Chico Enterprise-Record on Feb. 17, 2011
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