FREEPORT, ILL.

Lois Marie Gassman

June 16, 1921 - Feb. 26, 2009

Lois Marie Gassman, 87, of Freeport, Ill., died Thursday, Feb. 26, 2009, at FHN Memorial Hospital. Born June 16, 1921, in Warren, she was the daughter of George "Ray" and Clara (Ebert) Breed.

She married Loyal P. Gassman Sr. on Aug. 11, 1984, in Lafayette County, Shullsburg. He preceded her in death Sept. 23, 2002.

Surviving are her niece, Joan (Jerry) Munz of Shullsburg; her nephew, Donny Breed of Freeport; several other nieces and nephews; her stepchildren, Mary Cyrulik of Waukesha, Paulette (Gerald) Owen of Colebrook, N.H., Patricia (Scott) Moore of Freeport; Loyal P. (Paula) Gassman Jr. of Port St. Lucie, Fla., Eugene (Hedy) Gassman of Indiana, Richard (Judy) Gassman of Greensboro, N.C., and David Gassman of Freeport.

She was preceded in death by her husband, two sisters and two brothers.

Funeral services were held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28 at Walker Mortuary in Freeport, Ill. Burial was in the Oakland Cemetery & Mausoleum.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established in her name.

Loisís family invites friends to extend condolences, share a memory, light a candle or share a caring heart in her honor at www.walkermortuary.com.