LOIS J. WOVERAS

Lois J. Woveras, 79, of Sheboygan Falls was lovingly welcomed into heaven on Friday evening, June 26, 2015. She was surrounded by her family.

Lois was born on June 12, 1936 in Sheboygan Falls, the daughter of the late Andrew and Amalia (Schaefer) Kohlhagen. She was a 1954 graduate of Sheboygan Falls High School. Lois married Rodney P. Woveras on September 3, 1954 in Dubuque, Iowa. Rodney preceded her in death on January 1, 2004 following 49 years of marriage. She was a devoted homemaker for her family and worked as an administrative assistant at Bemis Mfg. for 15 years before her retirement in 1999. Lois also worked as a tax preparer for HR Block for 18 years. She also worked part-time at Uptown Motors.

Lois was a member of Blessed Trinity Parish in Sheboygan Falls and the former Christian Mother organization. She was also a Boy Scout and Campfire Girl leader. Lois was very proud and interested in her heritage, and was a strong advocate in the preservation and history of Sheboygan Falls. She was an accomplished seamstress, making many wedding and bridesmaid dresses, enjoyed cooking, baking, gardening, crocheting, traveling and casino trips, oil painting, going to the races, playing and winning at scrabble, doing crossword puzzles, watching the Green Bay Packers and most importantly spending time with her family.

Lois is survived by three daughters, Barbara (Terry)Marten, Bonnie (friend, Nancy Jones) Woveras, Brenda (Craig) Woveras- Schueffner, all of Sheboygan Falls; three sons, Brian (Sue) Woveras of Sheboygan Falls, Bennett (friend Jess Knapp) Woveras of Oostburg, Bradley (fiance April Wensink) Woveras of Sheboygan Falls; eleven grandchildren, Brian Jr (fiance Jess Hoffmann) Woveras, Tony Woveras, Julie (Mark) Pool, Sarah (Kevin) Fidler, Amy (friend Nick Heinen) Marten, Kyle (friend Elli O’Hearn) Marten, Morgan and Brittney Knapp, Beth, Kristen, and Andrew Schueffner; five great grandchildren, Sammi and Lizzie Fidler, Ellis and Evie Woveras and Jacob Pool; two sisters-in-law, Doris (Glen) Hammerschmidt of Sheboygan Falls and Penny Kohlhagen of Plymouth. Lois is also survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Lois was preceded in death by her parents, Andrew and Amalia Kohlhagen; her husband, Rodney Woveras; a grandaughter-in-law, Tricia Woveras; two brothers, Richard and Eugene “Pudgy” Kohlhagen; a sister-in-law, Gayle Kohlhagen; a brother-in-law, Donald Woveras; and her parents-in-law, Peter and Norma Woveras.

A Mass of Christian Burial to celebrate Lois’ life will take place at Blessed Trinity Parish on Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at 7 pm with the Rev. Bob Lotz officiating. Burial will take place at Sheboygan Falls Cemetery.

Family and friends will gather at Blessed Trinity Parish on Tuesday from 4 pm until the time of Mass at 7 pm.For online condolences and additional information please visit www.wenigfuneralhome.comA memorial fund is being established in her name.

The Woveras family would like to express their gratitude to Dr. Beiersdorf, the staff of Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice and Kathy Schultz for being with Mom when they couldn’t; and the wonderful staff at Pine Haven Residential Home that lovingly cared for their Mom, especially the PM staff. The care and compassion expressed to their Mom will never be forgotten.

The staff of the Wenig Funeral Home in Sheboygan Falls (920-467-3431) is serving the Woveras family.


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