Lois M. Sines died Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2007 at Community Hospital in McCook. She was 84 years old.
Lois was born Aug. 6, 1923, in Indianola, to John and Alta (Helm) McNeill. She graduated from Indianola High School in 1941 and attended McCook Jr. College.
On Nov. 8, 1944, she married John C. Sines at Norton, Kan. To this union three sons were born. They made their home in McCook where Lois was a homemaker.
She also taught school for three years and was a magazine and book distributor for 16 years. She worked at the Army Air Base during World War II in the supply department.
Lois was a member of Memorial United Methodist Church and was also a sponsor of Methodist Youth Fellowship. She was a past member of the McCook Drove No. 3 BPO DOES and was a den mother for the scouting program for four years.
Preceding her in death were her parents, John and Alta McNeill; two sisters, Marcella Luther, Roberta Carter; three brothers, Lawrence and Willard McNeill and one brother in infancy.
Survivors include her husband of almost 63 years, John Sines of McCook; three sons, Michael Sines and wife, Ann, of Pierre, S.D., Gary Sines and wife, Janice, of Jefferson City, Mo., and Steven Sines and wife, Deborah, of McCook; four grandsons; four grand-daughters; seven great-grandchildren; numerous relatives; and a host of friends.
Memorials may be given in her name.
Visitation is today until 5 p.m. and Thursday from 9 a.m. until 8 p.m. Friends may go online at www.carpenterbreland.com to extend condolences.
Funeral service will be Friday, at 11 a.m. at Memorial United Methodist Church with the Rev. Dr. Jeff Thurman officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.
Carpenter Breland Funeral Home of McCook is in charge of the arrangements.