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Lois I Bange

October 29, 2012

   Mrs. Lois I. Bange, 71, of Quincy, died at 1:00 p.m. Monday (October 29, 2012) in her home.

   Born March 28, 1941 in Quincy, Lois was the daughter of Foster Giles and Elva R. Gallaher Whitaker.  She married Bernard "Bernie" Bange on November 22, 1959 in Crystal City, Illinois.  He preceded her in death on July 29, 1995.

   Lois was a member of Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church and the Elks Lodge 100. She enjoyed dancing and was devoted to her family.

   Lois was employed at Motorola until their closing and then for Blessing Hospital and Micro Energy where she retired as Line Supervisor.

   Survivors include two sons, Herbert W. Bange II of Quincy and Rodney W. Bange (Jerri Lynn) of Enon, OH; two brothers, Gearold "Buck" Whitaker of Quincy and Russell Whitaker (Carolyn) of Yorkville, IL; a sister, Maurine Baugher of Quincy; and many loving nieces and nephews.

   Mrs. Bange was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; a brother, Samuel Whitaker; and three sisters, Lucy Susan Whitaker, Myrtle Friedhoff and Glenna Daugherty.

   Funeral services will be held Thursday morning at 11:00 in the Zehender Robinison Stormer Cookson Funeral Home by Monsignor Michael Kuse.  Burial will be in Greenmount Cemetery.

   Visitation will be Thursday morning from 10:00 until the time of services at the funeral home.

   Memorials may be made to the Quincy Salvation Army.
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