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Lois Jean Frank

Monday, August 2, 2010

Lois Jean Frank, 78, of Le Mars, passed away on Monday, July 26, 2010 at the Good Samaritan Village in Le Mars. Funeral services were held Friday, July 30, 2010 at the Mauer -- Johnson Funeral Home of Le Mars. Rev. Jason Larson officiated. Burial was at Pleasant Valley Cemetery, rural Akron. Stories, memories and expressions of sympathy may be directed through www.mauerjohsonfh.com.

Lois Jean Campbell was born on May 14, 1932 in Akron, the daughter of Truman and Doris (Kanago) Campbell. She graduated from Akron High School and continued her education at Wayne State Teachers College in Wayne, Neb. Lois Jean would later earn a Bachelor of Arts Degree in education from Buena Vista College in Storm Lake. After earning her degree from Wayne State, Lois Jean taught school in Charter Oak.

On April 16, 1955 Virgil and Lois Jean Campbell were united in marriage at Denison. The couple made their home in Charter Oak and later Denison where Lois Jean taught Kindergarten. They moved to Cherokee, for a brief time and Lois took a position as a teacher in Larrabee. The family relocated to Storm Lake. Lois Jean worked as the Children's Librarian at the Storm Lake Public Library. Virgil and Lois moved to Le Mars in 1998. Virgil passed away on Dec. 24, 2002

Lois Jean had been a member of the Baptist Church in Denison, Cherokee, Storm Lake and Le Mars. She played the organ at all of the churches. Along with many church activities, Lois Jean enjoyed painting and drawing, music, writing, and camping.

She will be lovingly remembered by a daughter Lynelle Hodgson and her husband Rodney of Le Mars; a son Kevin Frank of Ida Grove; five grandchildren Roy Hodgson and his wife Mindy, Whitney, Nick, Joel and Kiley Frank; and a brother-in-law Richard Frank and his wife Hilda of Denison.

She was preceded in death by her parents and husband Virgil.