Lois M. (Eickman) Cissoko
July 15, 1945 – March 20, 2019
Lois M. Eickman Cissoko, 73, of West Bend, passed away on Wednesday,
March 20, 2019, at Serenity Villa in Slinger.
Lois was born on July 15, 1945, the daughter of the late Gerhard and
Pearl (Hess) Eickman. After her parents passed she lived in Mary
Cissoko’s and Beverly Tessar’s adult family homes where she felt like
part of the family. Lois attended The Threshold Incorporated for many
years, the last few years being part of the Senior Day Services. She
loved making crafts, going places in the community, visiting with
friends, coloring, and many other activities.
Lois is survived by her niece, Gini (Brian) Thelen, and nephew, Jon
(Deborah) Swenson, and their children and grandchildren. She is also
survived by friends Bev Tessar and her family and Mary Pfeiffer.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her sister, Edith “Toodles”
Swenson; and her brother, Fredrick Eickman.
Memorial service for Lois will be held at 12 noon on Saturday, March 23,
2019, at Myrhum Patten Miller Kietzer Funeral Home, 1315 W. Washington
St., West Bend, WI 53095, with Pastor Robert Hein officiating. Inurnment
at Zion Ev. Lutheran Church Cemetery in the Town of Wayne.
Lois’ family will greet relatives and friends at the funeral home on
Saturday from 11 a.m. until the time of service. Memorials to the
Threshold, Inc., 600 Rolfs Ave., West Bend, WI 53090,
Lois’ family and Mary Pfeiffer (guardian) would like to extend their
heartfelt appreciation to the staff at Serenity Villa, who loved and
cherished Lois, calling her their “Little Peanut.” Also to Mary Deering
and Jackie Wilson of Care Wisconsin and the staff of Horizon Hospice for
the loving care they provided.
The Myrhum Patten Miller & Kietzer Funeral Home of West Bend has been
entrusted with Lois’ arrangements. Additional information and guest book
may be found at