Lois L. Rutherford

Oct. 23, 1929 - March 17, 2009

Lois L. Rutherford of Boscobel, formerly of Pewaukee and Mauston, died Tuesday, March 17, 2009, at the Boscobel Area Health Care Center in Boscobel at age 79. Lois was born Oct. 23, 1929, in Milwaukee, the daughter of Milton and Alma (Evans) Craney.

She was united in marriage to Richard Rutherford on March 2, 1946. Loisí greatest joy in life was being together with her family.

Lois will be deeply missed by her son, Randy (Beth) Rutherford of Boscobel; her sister, Shelby Jean (Jim) Sahlstrom of Hugo, Minn.; her grandchildren, Melitte (Tim) Gundlach, Richard (Lori) Rutherford, Randy (Joyce) and Faith (fiance Jeff) Rutherford; and her great-grandchildren, Jessy, Abby, Lynden, Tonya, Molly, Richard III, Hailey, Montana, Colton, Jayden and Alayna. Lois is further survived by other relatives and many friends.

Lois was preceded in death by her husband.

The funeral service for Lois will be held at 12:30 p.m. Friday, March 20 at the Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, 237 N. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha. The visitation will take place from 10:30 a.m. until the time of the service Friday at the funeral home. Burial will be at Wood National Cemetery, Milwaukee.

Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home is serving the family. For the online obituary, directions or cards of condolence, please visit or call the funeral home at 542-6609.