Lois A. Wilson

December 9, 1928 — August 11, 2019

Lois A. Wilson, age 90 of West Bend, gained her heavenly wings on Aug. 11, 2019, at West Bend Health and Rehab in West Bend.

Funeral services were Thursday, Aug. 15, at 10:30 a.m. at Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church, West Bend, with the Revs. Sunny Dominic and Gerald Streit officiating.

Lois (Madsen) Wilson was born Dec. 9, 1928, in Pocahontas, Iowa. She was the daughter of Nels and Amy (Rassler) Madsen. She had three siblings. She graduated from Pocahontas High School. On April 13, 1950, Lois married Don ìBrickî Wilson, and together they raised two daughters.

Lois was known for her kind and gentle nature. She always thought of others before herself. Being a mother, grandmother and great-grandmother brought her great joy. Lois also held a very special place in her heart for the many foster children she was able to care for over the years.

Some of her most enjoyable moments were when she was a tour guide at the Grotto of the Redemption. She was able to share the story of Christís life with people from all over the world.

Lois was a member of Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church in West Bend.

She is survived by her daughters Lori Lembke and Diane (Tony) Streit; grandchildren Michelle McDonald, Lindsey (Justin) Zinnel, Courtney (Ryan) Fannon, Logan (Amber) Streit; and great-grandchildren Brayton McDonald, Oaklee, Pryor and Locklyn Zinnel, Ava Fannon, and Jade and Andi Streit.

She was preceded in death by her husband Don ìBrickî Wilson, her parents Nels and Amy Madsen, and her siblings Doris Ernst, Arlene Reinders and Robert Madsen.

Harris Funeral Home, West Bend, is in charge of arrangements, www.harrisfuneralservices.com.

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