Lois J. Riedmiller
1944 – 2012
Lois J. Riedmiller, 68 of Albion, NE passed away Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at the Boone County Health Center in Albion.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held Saturday, November 3, 2012 at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Albion with Fr. Stan Schmit officiating.
Interment followed at St. Boniface Cemetery at Elgin, NE. Levander Funeral Home of Albion, NE was in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.levanderfuneralhome.com.
Lois June Riedmiller, daughter of Leo and Mary (Schneider) Strong was born July 14, 1944 at her family’s home in Neligh, Nebraska. She was baptized, received her first communion and was confirmed at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Elgin, NE. She attended Neligh Public School and graduated from Neligh High School in 1962.
On June 1, 1964, Lois was united in marriage to James Raymond Riedmiller at St. Francis Catholic Church in Neligh, NE. They lived in several towns in Nebraska before making their home in Elgin, NE where they raised their family. They owned and operated the Albion Lockers in Albion, NE, where Lois worked as the bookkeeper, and in 1992 they moved to Albion. Lois retired in 2008 following the sale of their business.
Lois enjoyed puzzles, game shows, camping, fishing with her husband and spending time with her children and grandchildren.
She was a member of St. Boniface Catholic Church of Elgin, St. Boniface Christian Mother’s and later St. Michael Catholic Church in Albion.
Lois is survived by her husband Jim of Albion, NE; 2 daughters: Pamela (Calvin) Heithoff of Elgin, NE; Shelli (Brian) Swerczek of Cedar Rapids, NE; 4 grandchildren: Jessica and Andrew Heithoff of Elgin, NE; Riley and Lane Swerczek of Cedar Rapids, NE; 2 brothers: Leon (Mary) Strong of Oakdale, NE; Larry (Barb) Strong of Meadow Grove, NE; 3 sisters: Sharlene Arehart of Neligh, NE; Sandy Wright of Page, NE; Carol Mumm of Fremont, NE; along with several nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, a brother Merle Strong, and a sister Beverly Coover. a sister Beverly Coover.
Lois J. Riedmiller