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Private services for Lois Underwood, age 77

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Lois E. Underwood, age 77, of Valparaiso, IN, passed away on Thursday, October 1, 2015, at home surrounded by her loved ones. Lois was born in Hobart, IN, on June 24, 1938, to Elmer and Velma (Fritz) Siewert.

She is survived by her son, Donald (Connie) Underwood of Valparaiso, IN; daughters, Susan Ondo of Valparaiso, IN, and Beth (Samuel) Underwood-Zehner of Valparaiso, IN; son-in-law, Mike Egolf of Valparaiso, IN; brother, David Siewert of Iola, Wisconsin; grandchildren, Jill Underwood (Mark Paz Jr.), Michael (Danielle) Egolf and Megan Egolf; great-grandchildren, Autumn Underwood, Elin and Averie Egolf and Anthony Underwood-Paz; aunt, Myrtle Novak and many nieces and nephews. Lois was also survived by many loving brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Donald Underwood; son-in-law, Michael Ondo and brothers, John, Leon and Herbert Siewert.

Lois worked as a bus driver for Duneland Schools for 38 years, and she retired in 2002 as the Director of Transportation. She was a member of the Women of the Moose and the Retired Indiana Public Employee Group. She was also a proud and active donor of the American Red Cross and the American Cancer Society.

Private family services will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers memorials in Loisí name may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718.

Online condolences to the family may be made at

Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, IN is assisting the family with funeral arrangements.



Posted 10/5/2015




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