Lois M. Diekfuss (nee Foss)

April 6, 1934 Sept. 21, 2014

Lois M. Diekfuss (nee Foss), age 80, of Coloma, passed away peacefully on Sunday, September 21, 2014, at her home. She was born on April 6, 1934, in Waukesha, daughter of the late William and Lulu (Austin) Foss.

Lois married Denzil Diekfuss on April 10, 1954 in Waukesha. Denzil preceded her in death on October 8, 1993.

She was an avid quilter and baker. Lois was a member of the Country Quilters and Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, both of Coloma.

Survivors include her three children, Lori Diekfuss of Coloma, Lucinda (Lou) Simonds of Plover and Larry (Gayle) Diekfuss of Port Edwards; four grandchildren, Lucas, Levi and Logan Simonds and Ben Diekfuss; one great-grandson, Ladonte Simonds; one sister, Helen Mae; and other relatives and friends.

Lois was preceded in death by two sisters, Mardell and Grace; and one brother, Willis.

A celebration of life gathering for Lois will be held on Saturday, September 27, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Diekfuss home, W12850 Czech Ave., Coloma, WI 54930. Inurnment will be in Prince of Peace Lutheran Cemetery, Coloma at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorials would be appreciated to the family.

Steinhaus-Holly Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Westfield, 608-296-2272, is serving the family. For online obituaries and condolences visit