Lois H. Smith
STOUGHTON – Lois H. Smith, age 85, was received into her eternal home on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2022. She was born on July 30, 1937, to the late Edward H. and Bertha (Schroedel) Polansky.
Lois resided in Wisconsin Rapids, Wis., until she wed Douglas C. Smith on May 4, 1957. After their marriage, Lois and Doug moved to the Elkhorn/Delavan, Wis., area where she worked for A.O. Smith, BORG Fabrics & Delavan-Darien High School.
In 1980, Lois and Doug moved to Stoughton, Wis., where they made their home. She worked alongside her husband at his insurance office until 1987, at which point she worked for Stoughton Hospital until her retirement in 1999.
Lois enjoyed traveling, spending time with her family, reading, playing cards, dancing, and going to movies. She was a member of Good Shepherd by the Lake Lutheran Church in Stoughton.
Lois is survived by her three children, Greg (Anna) Mudjakate-Smith, Cynda Lee (Billy) DeMontigny and Denise (Mark) King; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; sister, Adeline (Polansky) Scheunemann; and many nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Douglas in 2009; her parents; three sisters; one brother; and her great-granddaughter.
A church service will be held at GOOD SHEPHERD BY THE LAKE LUTHERAN CHURCH, 1860 US Highway 51, Stoughton, at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022. Burial will follow at Highland Memory Gardens, 3054 County Highway BB, Cottage Grove. A visitation will be held at the church from 11 a.m. until the time of the service on Tuesday. Family and friends who wish to view the service via LIVE STREAM, may do so by visiting Good Shepherd by the Lake Lutheran Church’s Facebook page at the time of the service on Tuesday.
A special thank you to Agrace HospiceCare and their wonderful workers, Missy, Crystal, Jen.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family for distribution to the American Heart Association, cancer research and Good Shepherd by the Lake. Online condolences may be made at www.gundersonfh.com.
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