The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

April 3, 2013

Lois H. Lauppe

Published 4-4-13

Enid News and Eagle

ENID, Okla. — Funeral service for Lois H. Lauppe, 87, of Lahoma, will be 2 p.m. today, April 4, 2013, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, with Revs. Scott Whittenburg and Kenneth Wade officiating. Burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Ladusau-Evans Funeral Home.  

Lois was born Jan. 10, 1926, in Wakefield, Neb., to Ewald and Bertha Zdblowski Grefe and passed away Sunday, March 31, 2013, at Greenbrier Nursing Home.

She was raised in Independence, Kan., where she graduated from high school. She moved to Enid in 1945.

On May 14, 1948, she married William G. Lauppe at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church. He passed away June 20, 2006.

She attended Enid Business College.

She worked for OG&E, Day Ford, and later as a secretary/bookkeeper for St. Paul’s Lutheran Church.

She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Lahoma and later became a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church.

Lois was active in LWML, Ladies Aide, the Economy Club of Garfield County, and Business Women of America.

She is survived by her children, Catherine Breitenkamp and husband Gene of Fairmont, Dean Lauppe and wife Jo of Pasadena, Texas, and Darrell Lauppe of Alabaster, Ala.; nine grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; and a host of family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Memorials may be made to Lutheran Hour Ministry with Ladusau-Evans Funeral Home serving as custodian of the funds.

Condolences may be made online at www.ladusaue

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(Submitted by family)