Lois Ann Weiske
Lois Ann Weiske
Aug. 2, 1930-Feb. 24, 2012
ROCHESTER — Lois Ann Weiske, 81, Rochester, passed away at 2:46 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24, 2012 at St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis.
Lois Ann was born Aug. 2, 1930 in Rochester, the daughter of Dr. Cecil and Fanny (Conn) Gilger. She graduated from Rochester High School in 1948. She learned to play golf as a child and enjoyed it for many years. She attended DePauw University where she was a member of Delta Zeta social sorority, the marching band and concert orchestra. Aug. 28, 1949 in Rochester, she married Orville A. Weiske.
Lois was an active member of Tri Kappa sorority for nearly 30 years, serving in Rochester, Plymouth and Indianapolis. Among her other activities, she served as a Girl Scout Leader, Blue Bird Leader and as a Sunday school teacher at Grace United Methodist Church, Rochester. When the family moved to Plymouth, she continued her community work and also resumed her college classes.
In 1964, the family moved to Indianapolis, where she was able to finish her bachelor’s degree in education in 1967 and her master’s degree in library science in 1972 from Butler University.
Lois taught fourth grade at Harcourt Elementary School, MSD, Washington Township for 22 years, retiring in 1989. Lois and her husband retired to Lake Manitou in Rochester.
She is survived by her husband, Orville A. Weiske, Rochester, daughters, Annette and husband Ernest Millikan, Noblesville, Renee and husband Tim Spoor, Brownsburg, grandchildren, Julie (Millikan) and husband Walter Setmeyer, Noblesville, Jonathan Millikan, Noblesville, Kate (Spoor) and husband Kris Kingery, Brownsburg, Chelsea Spoor, Brownsburg, great-grandchildren, Millie, Sam, and Meggie Setmeyer, Noblesville, Ella, Caroline and Amelia Kingery, Brownsburg, sister-in-law, Irene Ritenour, Chicago, Ill., several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday Feb. 28, 2012 at Zimmerman Bros. Funeral Home, Rochester, with the Rev. Maurice Grindle officiating. Friends may call from noon to 2 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Odd Fellows Cemetery, Rochester. Memorial contributions may be made to Hope Hospice of Fulton County, Fulton County Animal Adoption and Education Center or the American Cancer Society. Online condolences may be sent to email@example.com.