Lois M. Landvatter, 79

Lois M. Landvatter (nee Rogne), 79, passed away peacefully Feb. 3, 2016, at the Ivy Manor in Jackson. She was born in Milwaukee on Feb. 24, 1936, to Carl and Ella (nee Schmidt) Rogne. She spent her childhood in West Allis and later moved to Camp Awana. She graduated from Random Lake High School. After raising three children, she went into a career as a home health aide and later became one of the first West Bend Walmart associates and worked there for 15 years. Her hobbies included Fred Astaire dancing, drawing and painting, playing the piano and spending time with her family.

Lois is survived by her children, Karen (James Jr.) Parson, Mark (Laura) Landvatter and Rebecca (Jeffrey) Padour; grandchildren, James III, Sarah, Daniel, Rachel, Aaron, Jesse and Alexander; great-grandchildren, Keegan, Kadin, Kevin, Tresten, Tyler, Julietta and Lillian; siblings, Carl, Ruth (Barney) Opliger, Ted (Jan) and Wendy (Mark) Hoefert; and her beloved cat, Amber, and parakeet, Squirt. She is further survived by friend and former husband, John Landvatter, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She is preceded in death by her parents, and siblings, Alice (Orville) Schaeuble, June (Elton) Sonnabend, David and Phillip.

A funeral service will be at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 9, at the Phillip Funeral Home Chapel (1420 W. Paradise Drive, West Bend, WI, 53095). Visitation will be Tuesday, Feb. 9, at the funeral home from 4 p.m. until the time of the service. Memorials are appreciated to the family and/or The American Heart Association, Midwest Affiliate, 3816 Paysphere Circle, Chicago, IL 60674.

A special thank you to St. Joseph’s Hospital (West Bend), Froedtert Hospital, Ivy Manor (Jackson) and the many doctors, nurses and aides that cared for her.

The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family: 262338-2050 or www.phillipfuneralhome.com.