Lois Turner, age 80 of North Platte, formerly of Arnold, died at her home Jan. 9, 2012. Graveside services were Friday, Jan. 13, 2012, at the Custer Center Cemetery near Broken Bow, with the Rev. Don Schauda officiating.
Lois Evelyn Turner was born Feb. 23, 1931, at Broken Bow, to Roy Frank Wilson and Anna Mae (Dainton) Wilson. She graduated from Anselmo High School. Lois later attended Kearney State Teachers College.
October 19, 1951, Lois was married to Howard "Sonny" Turner at Broken Bow. They made their home in Milburn. Mrs. Turner worked as the Postmaster in Milburn.
In 1979, Lois and Howard moved to Arnold, where Lois worked as the Arnold Postmaster. Lois also worked at the Becton Dickinson Plant in Broken Bow for 10 years. Lois retired from working in 1986. She moved to North Platte about three years ago.
Lois enjoyed doing leather work. Many people were fortunate to receive a wallet, checkbook, belt, or other items that she made. Lois loved being outdoors and riding horses.
Survivors include one son, Jack Turner of Arnold; daughter-in-law, Lori Turner of North Platte; four grandchildren, Brad (Kari) Turner, Patti Turner, Dan (Jamie) Turner, Amy (Josh) Allen; seven great-grandchildren: Shyenne, Zane, Hailey Turner, Emma and Eli Turner, Tyrus and Kaden Allen.
Lois was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; a sister, Betty Sweeney, and a brother, Robert Wilson.
Govier Brothers Mortuary of Broken Bow was in charge of arrangements.
Published in Custer County Chief, Jan. 19, 2012