Lois Gammon, 72

Lois Gammon, a resident of Lake Shamineau, formerly of Little Falls, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012, at her home on Lake Shamineau.

A Mass of Christian Burial was held Monday, Feb. 20, at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Little Falls. Private interment will be held at a later date in Our Lady of Lourdes Cemetery in Little Falls.

Lois was born March 20, 1939 in Harding, the daughter of Joseph “Jim” and Bernice (Schubert) Hoheisel. She grew up in the Buckman area where she attended grade school. She graduated from Fr. Pierz Memorial High School in 1957. Following her schooling, she worked at Redline Optical Company in St. Paul. She was united in marriage to George Gammon in June, 1959. Her main career was raising their five children. Lois also worked as an operating room technician at St. Gabriel’s Hospital in Little Falls for 21 years. George and Lois were long-time members of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church while living in Little Falls and are currently members of St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Motley. In 1986, the couple moved from Little Falls to their current home on Lake Shamineau. Lois was a wonderful homemaker, caring grandmother and a devoted wife. She enjoyed gardening, crafts, scrapbooking, beating George at cribbage and spending time with her family. One of her favorite holidays was “Christmas in July” at the lake.

Left to cherish her memory are her husband of 52 years, George; children, Gregory Gammon of Little Falls, Lynelle (Darren) Bushinger of Cushing, Roxanne (Kenneth) Lukasavitz of Little Falls and David Gammon of Little Falls; grandchildren, Bradley and John Lukasavitz, Alex and Chloe Houle, Tyler Bushinger and Brianna and Brooke Gammon; brother, James (Jeanette) Hoheisel of Hillman, and sister, Diane Gall of Little Falls; brother, James (Jeanette) Hoheisel of Hillman; sister, Diane Gall of Little Falls, and several dearly loved sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, friends, nieces and nephews.

Lois was preceded in death by her parents and son, Kevin (March 5, 1982).

Emblom-Brenny Funeral Home