Lois Heinrich, 96, Iola, died Monday, Feb. 11, 2013, at Tara Gardens in Iola.
Lois was born Nov. 22, 1916, in Iola, the daughter of Frank and Sylvia (Cox) Heinrich. She grew up on a farm northeast of Carlyle. In 1942 she began working for the Greyhound Bus Line in Independence. She worked there for seven years before taking a similar job with them in Tulsa. In 1962, she returned to Iola to care for her mother. She worked for the bus terminal at the Kelley Hotel in Iola until it closed. She then began working at the Allen County clerk’s office where she worked for 13 years, retiring in 1982.
Survivors are a niece, Frances Poffenbarger, and nephews Raymond Heinrich and James Heinrich.
She was preceded in death by her brother, Allen Heinrich, and sister, Wilna Sprague.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Chapel in Iola.
Burial will be at Highland Cemetery, Iola.
Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Memorial Chapel of Iola is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences for the family may be left at www.iolafuneral.com.
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