Lois Mae (Schulz) Schmoll, 91, of West Liberty, died Nov. 19, 2012 at Mercy Hospital in Iowa City.
She was born on Feb. 16, 1921, near Hayfield, the daughter of Gustav Albert and Anna Margaretha (Stoltenberg) Schulz. She graduated from Hayfield Consolidated School and worked with her parents on the farm for several years. She then worked in Fort Dodge at Thiede Mueller Hardware Store and later at Hancock County National Bank in Garner.
On April 3, 1947, she married Merlyn Clifford Schmoll at Hayfield Methodist Church. She was a homemaker and farmed near Lake Mills for 50 plus years. They had two sons, Jack and Henry.
She is survived by her husband, sons Jack (Barb) of Wilton and Henry (Barb) of Marion; grandchildren Michelle (Art) Davis of Boone, Brian (Julie) Schmoll of Lincoln, Neb. and Abbey Schmoll of Cincinnati, Ohio; three great-grandchildren and her sister Betty Arnold of Garner.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her brother Donald Schulz and sister Darlene Adams.
A service was held last Friday at Asbury Methodist Church in Lake Mills by Wendy Gillan. Visitation was held prior to the service.
Lois Mae SchmollThursday, December 6, 2012