Lois Latica Dobson
Lois Latica Dobson, age 93, of Dodgeville, passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, September 21, 2022, surrounded by family and those that had become family. Lois was born January 4, 1929, in Livingston to Bert and Laura (Draves) Bickford. She was a 1946 graduate of Montfort High School and received her Teacher’s Certification from Platteville State Teachers College in 1949. Lois then taught in Ft. Atkinson for four years. Lois married Kenneth “Kenny” Dobson of Mineral Point on August 1, 1953. The couple farmed near Dodgeville until retiring in 1989. Lois was a member of the Dodgeville United Methodist Church and UMW, Dodgeville Order of the Eastern Star, Iowa County Homemakers and was a Hollyhead 4-H Leader for 15 years. She and Kenny traveled to all 50 states and 24 countries. They enjoyed Lake Wisconsin, snowmobiling and 17 winters in Apache Junction, AZ.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Kenny on March 15, 2017; her parents; a sister, Carol Bickford, a brother, Charles Bickford, an infant brother, Hiram, and her brother-in-law, Donald Fitzsimmons.
Lois is survived by three children, Sharon (Tom) Teutschmann of Shullsburg;
Barbara (Mark) Peterson of Loves Park, IL
and Jim (Juli) Dobson of Elk Mound, WI;
four grandchildren, Rosanne (David) Greer of Haslet, TX;
Jeffrey (Kelli) Peterson of Rockton, IL;
Beth Teutschmann of Eau Claire
and Kayla Teutschmann (fiancé, Danny Olson) of Sun Prairie;
four great-grandchildren, William, Brigid, Andrew and Jonathan Greer;
a sister, Kathryn Fitzsimmons of Dodgeville;
a sister-in-law Joy Bickford of Montfort
as well as many nieces, nephews and friends.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Friday, September 30, 2022, at the Dodgeville United Methodist Church. Pastor Jim Droste will officiate with burial in East Side Cemetery. Friends may call at the church on Thursday, September 29, 2022, from 4:00 P.M until 7:00 P.M. and again on Friday after 10:00 A.M. The Lulloff-Peterson-Houck Funeral Home, Dodgeville is serving the family. Online condolences may be made at www.houckfuneralhomes.com.
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