Lois J. Papesh passed away at the age of 94 on December 16, 2018. Lois was born in Oshkosh, WI on August 21,1924, the daughter of William E. Chandler and Mildred (Hutchins) Chandler. She graduated from Oshkosh High School in 1942 and the University of Wisconsin in 1946 with a B.S. in Sociology. She came to Beloit, WI to work as "Y Team Director" for the YWCA. Lois met and married her husband Michael L. Papesh who was employed by the Beloit Corporation. Together they took great joy in raising three children: Steven, Christine and Alan, all of whom graduated from Beloit Memorial High School and their respective colleges.
The Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday January 5, 2019 at the River of Life United Methodist Church, 2375 Prairie Avenue, Beloit, WI with Pastor David Carlson officiating. Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service in the Church. Burial will be private. Memorials may be given in Lois' memory to River of Life United Methodist Church 2375 Prairie Avenue, Beloit WI, 535ll and to Beloit Historical Society, 845 Hackett Street, Beloit, 53511. Please share a memory or a condolence with the Papesh family on our website.
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