Lois I. Spees, 94, of Topeka, passed away on November 26, 2018.
She was born on July 23, 1924 in Eskridge, KS the daughter of Roy E. Bower and Zella (Root) Bower.
She married R. Glen Spees on April 2, 1944 in Topeka at Central Presbyterian Church, where she was a member for over 70 years. Glen preceded her in death on February 10, 2007.
She graduated from Eskridge High School in 1942 and went on to attend Clark Business School in Topeka. She worked for Santa Fe Railway prior to starting a family.
Survivors include son, Marvin (Debbie) Spees, of Topeka; daughters, Dorthy (Joe) Grohs of Festus, MO, Beverly (Jerry) Thompson of Topeka, Martha (Phil) Gray of Topeka, and Kathy (Courtney) Vaughn of Derby, KS; 10 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and siblings, Gail (Marge) Bower of Lawrence, KS and Helen Arthur of Topeka.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, November 30, 2018 at Central Presbyterian Church, 920 SW Huntoon. Burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery, 6th & Gage. The family will receive friends during a visitation one hour prior to the service.
Memorial contributions may be made to Topeka Rescue Mission, Inc. PO Box 8350 600 N Kansas Ave, Topeka, KS 66608-0350.
Penwell-Gabel Mid-Town Chapel is handling arrangements. To leave a special message for the family please click the "Share Memories" button above.