Lois Winchip, 86, died Friday March 22, 2019, at Northbrook Manor Care Center, Cedar Rapids, following a brief illness.
Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday morning, April 2, 2019, at the Peace Church, Monticello, with interment in the Oakwood Cemetery. Friends may call after 9:30 a.m. at the church. Goettsch Funeral Home, Monticello, has taken Lois and her family into their care.
Surviving are three children, Denise (Tom) Petrick, Robbins, LaVern (Garnet) Winchip, Cedar Rapids, and Wanda (Rodney) Ashcraft, Avon, Ind.; two grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Gene and Rod; a sister, Betty Car; and a nephew, Greg Carl.
Lois Carman Anderson was born October 23, 1932, in Linn County. She was the daughter of Beverly and Elizabeth (Crawford) Anderson. She received her education in the Anderson Country School and graduated from the Central City High School in 1951. She married Mitchell Winchip on April 19, 1962, at Iowa City. The couple farmed near Scotch Grove until 1991 when they moved to Monticello. Mitch preceded her in death on March 19, 2008.