Lois Glass (1928 – 2005)

Lois M. Glass, a resident of Paddock Lake WI, passed away Tuesday May 10, 2005 at Mount Carmel Rehabilitation Center in Burlington, WI. She joins her husband Gerry, who passed away before her on April 24, 2005.

She was born in Kenosha May 5, 1928 the daughter of the late William G. and Metha (Molzahn) Anderson. Her grandfather, Andrew Anderson, owned and operated the hotel and tavern business in Anderson Park, which was an outstanding place of entertainment in Kenosha in the early 1900?s. She attended Kenosha schools.

On October 23, 1954 she married Gerald F. Glass at Grace Lutheran Church. They raised their family in Kenosha before moving to Paddock Lake. She loved to travel with her husband throughout the United States, including Alaska. They also toured Asia, Hong Kong, China, Hawaii, and Scandinavia. They recently celebrated their 50th Wedding Anniversary.

She was a member of Grace Lutheran Church, and was involved in many church activities including women?s groups, alter guild, and was also a lector. She enjoyed flea marketing, and later started her own business called ?The Glass Menagerie?. She had many hobbies: rug hooking, knitting, crocheting, making jewelry, and researching her family history. She enjoyed reminiscing about old Anderson Park, the icehouse, dancing, and especially the Chute the Chutes. She was a member of the Kenosha Gem and Mineral Society and played with the Senior Seeger Strings. She also belonged to the Lois Club of Kenosha.

Surviving are her daughters, Leisa Dunlap, Paula Beth both of Paddock Lake, and Linda (Russell) Farrar of Morrison, Colorado. Her grandchildren, Travis and Lindsay Dunlap, Nathan Beth, R.J. and Joe Farrar. Her nephew Mark (Diane) Montemurro, and nieces Susan (Ernie) Virgili, and Nancy Montemurro.

She is also preceded in death by her parents, a sister, Dorothy (Frank) Montemurro, her brothers, Gordon and Verne Anderson.

Funeral services for Lois will be held on Monday May 16, 2005 at 11:00AM at Grace Lutheran Church in Kenosha. (2006-60th Street) Visitation will be held on Sunday at the church from 5-7PM, and again on Monday at the church from 10:00AM until the time of service. Burial will take place at Sunset Ridge Memorial Park.

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