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
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.
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.
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