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Lois Jones

Friday, August 7, 2009

Lois Jones
Lois (Guiver) Jones, 82, of Storm Lake, passed away August 4, 2009, at the Methodist Manor Retirement Community in Storm Lake.

Graveside services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 8, in the Buena Vista Memorial Park Cemetery in Storm Lake.

Visitation will take place from 6-8 p.m. Friday, today with the family present during that time at the Sliefert Funeral Home in Storm Lake.

Lois Mae Porter, the daughter of Glen and Marie (McConkey) Porter, was born on a farm near Storm Lake, on Oct. 21, 1926. At the age of seven, Lois moved with her family to a farm near Rembrandt where she lived her youth. She received her education at Rembrandt where she received her high school diploma.

On Sept. 19, 1946, Lois was united in marriage to Bert Guiver at the United Methodist Church in Rembrandt, and this couple was blessed with one son, Larry. Bert was a master electrician, and he and his family followed the REA as they provided electricity to communities in South Dakota. They moved to Platte, S.D., in 1949 and resided there until he sold his business in 1981. Lois and Bert retired to Alamo Palms, Texas, in 1981. Bert died on Feb. 24, 1988. Lois remained in Alamo Palms for several years and moved to Storm Lake in 1991. In January 2005, she was united in marriage to Lewis Jones. Lois became a resident of the Methodist Manor Retirement Community in November of 2007.

Lois was a member of the Rembrandt United Methodist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her first husband, Bert; and one brother, Franklin Porter.

Lois is survived by her husband, Lewis, of Storm Lake; her son, Larry Guiver and wife, Cheryl of Salt Lake City, Utah; her stepdaughter, Dorothy Ann Brummer and husband, Robert of Albert City; nine grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

The Sliefert Funeral Home in Storm Lake is in charge of the arrangements.