|(Wednesday - September 08, 2021
- 13:31) - Lois J. Sturm, age 79, of Kingsford, passed away on
Monday, September 6, at Pinecrest Medical Care Facility in Powers.
Lois was born February 17, 1942 in Foster City, daughter of the late Walter and Georgina (Carlson) Raether. She graduated from Felch High School in 1960 and was a lifelong resident of the area. Lois married Gary Sturm on November 26, 1966 in Foster City. She worked as a teller at the Commercial National Bank for over 30 years, retiring in 1998. Lois was a member of American Martyrs Catholic Church in Kingsford. She enjoyed doing ceramics and loved spending time with her family.
Lois is survived by her husband, Gary; two sons, Christopher (Susan) Sturm of Kingsford and Gary Sturm of Menominee; three grandsons whom she adored, Joe, Jonathan and Luke Sturm; two brothers, Gary (Lorraine) Raether and Guy (Kathy) Raether; a sister, Linda Raether; a brother-in-law, Darwin Dixon; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, Lois was preceded in death by a sister, Lola Dixon.
Visitation will be held from 8:30 to 10:30 AM on Friday at the Kingsford Funeral Home in Kingsford. A memorial mass will follow at 11:00 at American Martyrs Catholic Church. Fr. Joseph Gouin will offer the Mass of Christian Burial.
Burial will be in Quinnesec Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association.
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The family has entrusted the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home with the arrangements.