Lois Ann Butler, 82, of Lakeview, passed away, Monday morning, October 8, 2012, while staying at her son’s home in Lakeview due to her illness.
She was born on March 4, 1930 in Lakeview to the late Percy S. Brentlinger I and Mildred L. Brady Brentlinger. On December 18, 1968, she married Gerald R. Butler in Minneapolis, MN, and he preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Percy S. Brentlinger II and John Brentlinger.
She is survived by four children, Don (Cathy) Parish I and David D. (Sara) Parish, both of Pickerington, OH, Mary Ann Parish and Patrick (Laura) Parish, both of Lakeview, 10 grandchildren, Don Parish II, Christopher, Mark, Colin, Nicholas, Nicole, Brittany, Ian, Stacy, and Heather, five great grandchildren, two great-great grandchildren, two sisters, Betty Makris of Lakeview and Patricia Chiles of DeGraff, OH, and several nieces and nephews.
Lois was a 1947 graduate of Stokes Local School in Lakeview. She was an active member of Christ United Methodist Church and Doyle R. Miller Amvet Post #39 Auxiliary, where she held several offices, both in Lakeview. She enjoyed sending occasion cards and was affectionately known as the card lady for both church and the auxiliary. She enjoyed making crafts especially items including Christmas themes.
Pastor Rob Kilgore will conduct a memorial service at 11:00 a.m., Friday, October 12, 2012 at Christ United Methodist Church.
Memorial Contributions may be given in her name to Universal Home Health and Hospice Care, 701 S. Main Street, Bellefontaine, OH 43311.
Condolences may be expressed at www.shoffstallfuneralhome.com. Arrangements are in the care of Shoffstall Funeral Home, Lakeview, Ohio.