Lois Elaine Focht, age 90, of Clarence, MO, passed away Sunday, July 12, 2020 at the Clarence Care Center in Clarence, MO.
Lois was born on December 26, 1929, in Sidney, IA, the daughter of Earl and Minerva Esther (Murdock) Benedict. She was united in marriage to John Thomas Focht on August 31, 1947 in Sidney, IA. He preceded her in death on August 13, 2006.
She is survived by two children, Mike Focht of Clarence, MO, and Cindy Dempsey (Mike) of Excelsior Springs, MO; five grandchildren, Brad Shelton, Jason Shelton, Caina Shelton, Justin Focht, and Anneka Focht; eight great grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; one brother, Wayne Benedict; and one sister, Linda Todd.
She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; and one sister, Roberta Todd.
Lois was a member of the Union Church in Clarence, MO. She enjoyed corresponding with loved ones by written letter. Lois liked to play piano, and her greatest joy was spending time with family.
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Funeral Services will be held at 11 am Thursday July 16, 2020 at the Greening-Eagan-Hayes Funeral Home in Clarence, MO for church family and immediate family only. Burial will be at Union Grove Cemetery in Clarence, MO. A memorial service for the public will be held at a later date. Memorials can be made to Union Grove Cemetery and Union Church.