Lois R. Straub, 85
R. Straub, 85, joined her husband Norman and her daughter Patti in eternal
rest on Friday, Oct. 7, 2011 at her home.
She was born in Campbellsport on July 26, 1926, the daughter of
Harold C. and Doris Mae (nee Wrucke) Johnson. On April 12, 1947, Lois
married Norman P. Straub in Campbellsport. He preceded her in death on May
Lois worked for Charles Vande Zande doing housework, then at the Woolen
Mills during World War II weaving Army blankets from looms, then for a
short time at Regalware, then for 14 years at the West Bend Company as a
floor inspector and then at the Gas Hut until retiring.
Lois loved playing practical jokes and telling jokes. She enjoyed
playing sheepshead and all card games. She also enjoyed her flower gardens
and watching her humming birds. Lois was an avid sports fan including
basketball, football and baseball but her favorite pastime was going to
Survivors include her children, Jim Straub, Sandy (Jerry) Thomas, Barbara
(Dennis) Sarauer, all of Campbellsport; Joe Straub of Cleveland; Steve
(Laurie) Straub, Angel (Chuck) Seegert, both of West Bend; and John
(Brenda) Straub of Plymouth; her grandchildren, Jake Straub, Deena and
Jeff Thomas, Debbie Mulvey, Julie Goyette, Sherie Drees, Corey,
Greg and Doug Straub, Scott, Josh and Matthew Straub, Amanda DeRuyter,
Trisha Faber and Casey, Dakin and Brady Straub; 19 great grandchildren;
her brothers, Donald (Laverne) Johnson and George (Dorothy) Johnson; her
sisters, Mildred Kreif, Fern Kreif, Darlene Shaudvitis and Evelyn
DeSchmidt; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Along with her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents, a
daughter Patricia, a brother Norman Johnson, a sister Faye Wallenfelz and
brothers-in-law Milton Kreif, Jery Kreif, Leonard Shaudvitis and Bob
In accord with her wishes, a private memorial service is planned by her
Memorials are appreciated to Heartland Hospice.
Twohig Funeral Home, Campbellsport, is serving the family with online
guestbook and condolences at www.twohigfunerals.com.
We would like to thank our families and Heartland Home Health Care who
have supported us during this difficult time.