OBITUARY ~ LOIS BERNICE (CARTWRIGHT) WOLFORD
June 14, 1922 ~ May 28, 2012
Lois Bernice CARTWRIGHT was born June 14, 1922, in Montgomery County, Iowa, the daughter of Forest and Hazel Pearl (KUHN)
CARTWRIGHT and passed away May 28, 2012, at Atlantic Nursing and Rehab Center in Atlantic, Iowa.
She grew up near Mount Ayr, Iowa, and attended country schools. On November 21, 1937, Lois married Donald Glen WOLFORD in
Adams County, Iowa. Lois and Glen worked together in the family business, but her most important job was caring for her
home and family as a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She was a member of the United Methodist Church in Massena,
She was small but mighty, honest and kind. Lois was a beautiful person. Her family never heard her complain. She
had the ability to make any house a home. In her spare time, Lois enjoyed a good game of cards, bowling and spending
time with her companion, her dog Zoie.
Lois was preceded in death by her parents, Forest and Hazel CARTWRIGHT; her
husband, Glen WOLFORD; her son-in-law, Lloyd KRAUSE; and her grandson, Douglas PATRICK.
She is survived by her
children, Karen WOLFORD of Atlantic, Sharon (Sidney ROSSELL) WOLFORD of Atlantic and Kenneth (Betty) WOLFORD of Moselle,
Mississippi; her grandchildren, Terri Jo, Diane Kay, Vickie Lynn, Susan Rae, Scott Lloyd, Tamara Sue, Collette Mary,
George Leonard, Wendy Shontelle, Cory Lynn, Nick Kenneth and Mindi; 24 great-grandchildren; 10 great-great-grandchildren;
her sister-in-law, Lenore MAAS; other relatives and friends.
Visitation will be held Friday, June 1, 2012, from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. with the funeral service at 11:00 a.m. at
Hockenberry Family Care in Atlantic, Iowa.
Burial will be at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, June 1, 2012, in the Victoria Township Cemetery south of Massena.
Memorials may be made to the family for designation at a later date.
Hockenberry Family Care in Atlantic, Iowa, is in charge of the arrangements.
Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, June of 2012
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