Lois was born to the late William G. Braun and Bessie (Adams) Braun in North Platte. She graduated from North Platte High School and lived in Gothenburg and Lexington before moving to Denver to attend college at the University of Denver, earning two associate degrees.
In 1998, Lois moved to Grand Junction, Colorado, to work for Grand Junction Veterans Health Care System until she retired in 2014. Lois felt very honored and blessed to serve the veterans who had given so much for our country.
Lois was a member of the First Christian Church, enjoying worship, fellowship and helping with church activities. Lois loved her dogs, proudly displaying pictures of Corky and Skeeter. Lois enjoyed many hobbies including cooking and reading.
She looked forward to chats with her friends, Suzanne, Nancy, Les and David.
Lois is preceded in death by her parents; brother, Gene Braun; and nephew, Jason Braun.
Lois is survived by her sisters, Terri (Dave) Gossett and Linda (Bart) McDermott, both formerly of North Platte; sister-in-law, Nancy Braun; nieces, Kerry (Greg) Baxter, Erika (Mark) Kitz and Ashley (Derek) Dubois; nephews, Michael McDermott, Kevin McDermott, Christopher (Cynthia) Braun, David (Jenni) Gossett and Ronald (Jimmy) Gossett; aunt, Sharron Hollen of North Platte; and many friends.
Special thanks to the staff at LaVilla Grande Care Center for their care and concern for Lois while she was a resident there.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to Roice-Hurst Humane Society, 362 28 Road, Grand Junction, CO 81501, or the First Christian Church, 1326 N. First St, Grand Junction, CO 81501.
At Lois’ request, a private family ceremony will take place.