Born: September 16, 1935
Died: October 6, 2021
Lois Garman, 86, of Polo, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on October 6, 2021, in Dixon.
Lois was born on September 16, 1935 in Cedarville, the daughter of Glen and Gladys (Chapin) Gift. She was united in marriage to Vic Garman on February 20th, 1954. The two shared 65 years of marriage together, raising a family and running an active farm.
Lois loved her many social activities such as bowling, card clubs, drinking coffee with friends, collecting antiques including many unique toothpick holders, baking, journaling and writing poetry. She also had a big love for animals, especially cats. Lois's biggest joy and love was her children and grandchildren. She also cherished every family and holiday gathering. Survivors include her son, Don (Karen) Garman of Fitchburg, WI; and daughter, Vicki (Mike) Todd of Dixon. Granddaughters are Melanie Wyatt, Crystal (Dean) Yocum, and Tiffany (Casey) Warren; great-grandchildren are Zoie, Ava, Zeb, Ella, and Finley. She was survived by her brothers, Don Gift and Jerry (Kay) Gift; sisters, Marilyn Wirtjes, Ruth (Bill) Scheider, and Kathy Bardell; and nieces and nephews.
She was,preceded in death by her husband, Vic; along with her brothers, Jim (Mabel) Gift, Robert and Richard Gift, Bill (Helene) Gift; and sisters, Dorthy (Ken) Krahmer and Phyllis (Harold) Becker.
Memorial services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, October 15th 2021 at St. Mark's Lutheran Church, 201 N. Division Ave, Polo, IL. Private graveside services will be at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established in her name for local organizations.
To send condolences, please visit www.polofamilyfuneralhome.com
Published by Ogle County News from Oct. 8 to Oct. 15, 2021.