Lois Mary Bryant, 87, passed away on September 30, 2022, at the
Sheridan County Health Complex in Hoxie with her family by her side.
She was born on December 28, 1934, in Griffith, Indiana, to Adolph and
Naomi (Sampson) Penning.
Lois grew up in Griffith, Indiana, and
graduated from Griffith High School in 1952. After high school she
attended Manchester University in Indiana. She then moved to Denver and
met John Bryant at church. The two then got married on April 26, 1958, in Griffith, Indiana. To this union they had two daughters: Susan and
Patricia. When the girls were very young, they moved to Quinter and
then to Oberlin where they bought a farm. Lois loved to help on the
farm. She would drive the trucks, feed the cows, and even just sit in
the pickup with her daughters to just watch the cows and count them.
also had a passion for sewing, bowling, knitting, quilting, and
crocheting. She made her wedding dress and all the dresses for the
bridesmaids. She also made all the girl’s clothes all the way up to 6th
grade. If she wasn’t knitting something you could find her
scrapbooking, reading, doing puzzles, or watching movies and TV. Lois
loved to travel. Especially on bus tours. Lois even went on an Alaskan
Cruise (twice). Most of all Lois loved to be around her family,
especially her grandkids. In the summer she would take them to the pool
for swimming lessons or to just swim. She would teach them how to cook
Lois is survived by her daughters: Susan Lubang and
Patricia (Barry) Richards; grandchildren: Curtis (Amanda) Richards,
Bryan Richards, Jonathon (Amanda) Richards, Andrew (Brooklyn) Richards,
Rebecca (Clive) Cook, and Jennifer Lubang; great grandchildren: Alex,
Sophia, Ellie, Trent, Holly, Brylee, Hadley, and Oakleigh; sister: Karen
Martinez. She was preceded by her parents; husband: John Bryant;
sisters: Evelyn Grimm and Miriam Jensen.
Funeral services will be
held on Saturday, October 8, 2022, at Lund Covenant Church at 11:00 AM.
Visitation will be from 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM Friday, October 7, 2022, at
Pauls Funeral Home, Oberlin, KS. Burial will be in Oberlin Cemetery at
Memorial contributions may be made out to Miriam’s Hope.
Condolences can be left at www.paulsfh.com.