Lois Marshall, age 90, of Isanti died February 1, 2015 at home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 2:00 PM on Thursday, February 5th at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church in Isanti. A visitation will be from 4:00 – 8:00 PM on Wednesday, February 4th at Strike Funeral Home – Isanti Chapel and also 1 hour prior to the service at the church on Thursday.
Lois Dorothy Marshall was born on April 7, 1924 in St. Paul to John and Caroline Ince. The family moved to a farm in the Centuria/Miltown area of Wisconsin in 1927. She attended local schools until graduation from Unity High School in 1942. On February 6, 1943 she was united in marriage to Virgil Marshall. In 1950 they moved to Isanti. Lois and Virgil owned and operated the White Queen Laundry from 1961 to 1977. Lois worked for Honeywell from 1978 until retiring in 1989.
Lois was a member of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church. She was known for baking the buns for the Knights of Columbus fish fries. She was also a past member of the Legion Auxiliary in Cambridge, the St. Elizabeth’s Women’s Guild and the Isanti Women’s Club. She loved to garden, read, bake bread, quilt, embroider, cook, watch movies and spend time with her large family. She enjoyed the holidays and her house was filled with family to celebrate. Prior to Virgil’s death, they enjoyed camping and fishing.
She is survived by her sons, Eugene (Carleen) of Pine City, John (Becki) of Braham, Richard (Cindy) of Isanti, Robert (Tina) of Isanti; daughters, Rose Mary Braun of Stanchfield, Patricia (Todd) Lillion of Isanti; 15 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; brothers, Clifford (Madonna) Ince of Wisconsin, Eugene (Betty) Ince of Wisconsin, Larry (Jean) Ince of Aitkin; and by many other relatives and friends.
Lois died February 1, 2015 at home at the age of 90 years, 9 months and 25 days. Besides her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Virgil; son, Tom; infant daughter, Mary Ann; son-in-law, Richard Braun and brother, Gerald Ince.
She was a caring friend, devoted mother and the best grandma anyone could ever have!