Graveside services are scheduled for 11 a.m., on Friday, Jan. 28, 2011, at South Park Cemetery for Lois Thompson, who passed away on Jan. 25, 2011. The Rev. Brent Allender of Landmark Christian Church in Las Cruces will officiate. Lois was born on Jan. 20, 1922, in Peotone, Ill., to Edward and Corine Gast, who preceded her in death.
Lois married Robert D. Thompson Sr. on Nov. 23, 1944, in Kankakee, Ill. He also preceded her in death. She was predeceased also by a son, Robert D. Thompson Jr. She is survived by a son, Warren E. Coates, and his wife, Jackie, of Manchester, Iowa; daughters, Rhoda Rondestvedt, and her husband, Bernard J., of Roswell, and Charlotte Thompson, of Rio Rancho; 10 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.
Lois was a manager of a property management firm. She was a member of Trinity United Methodist. You may give your condolences on-line at lagronefuneralchapels. com. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of LaGrone Funeral Chapel.