Memorial services were held Friday, Jan. 20, at the Sliefert Funeral Home in Storm Lake. Burial was in the Storm Lake Cemetery. The Sliefert Funeral Home in Storm Lake was in charge of the arrangements.
Lois Jane Rinehart, the daughter of Oscar and Henrietta (Petersen) Rinehart was born in Harold, S.D. on Oct. 2, 1931. She moved with her family from South Dakota to Everly, in 1942. Lois was a graduate of the Everly High School and continued her education at AIB Business College in Des Moines.
On July 11, 1958, Lois was united in marriage to Andrew J. Noethe at the Little Brown Church in Nashua. Together, they were blessed with a daughter, Mellanie. The first few years following their marriage they lived in Spencer, and then came to make their home in Storm Lake. Andrew was employed at Hy-Grade and Lois had several jobs including working as a bookkeeper, working at the Storm Lake High School, and for Mike's Lawn Service. She was also a devoted wife, mother, and homemaker.
Lois was a member of St. Mark's Lutheran Church of Storm Lake and was a part of the Ladies Aid. Special interests of Lois' included playing bridge, golfing, and bowling.
Lois's life is lovingly remembered by her family which include her husband, Andrew of Lytton; daughter and son-in-law, Mellanie and Royce Nelson of Sac City; grandchildren: Justine (Mitch) Decker of Cherokee; and Jacob Nelson of Sac City; two step-grandchildren, Jessey and Jennie Nelson both of Watertown, Wisc.; brother, Bob (Marybelle) Rinehart of Minnesota; twin brother, Lowell (Frankie) Rinehart of South Dakota; three sisters: Marge (Bill) Daniels of Texas; Edie (Kenny) Williams of Texas; and Mary Calvert of Arkansas; other extended family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, John and Harold; and two sisters, Betty and Norma.