Lois J. Flory, 89

Lois J. Flory, age 89, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away on Friday, September 16, 2022, at the Bryan Care and Rehabilitation Center. She had worked as a secretary at Bard Manufacturing and then later worked at Bryan Custom Plastics, La Choy and Sauder Woodworking. Lois was a member of First Lutheran Church in Bryan. She enjoyed camping, traveling extensively through the US and wintered in Yuma, Arizona for many years.

Lois was born on May 1, 1933, in Henry County, Ohio, the daughter of Walter and Helena M. (Meyer) Schnitkey. She married Elmer L. Cupp on December 26, 1953 and preceded her in death on August 16, 1974. She later married Robert P. Flory on June 24, 1977, in Bryan, and he survives.

Lois is also survived by her daughters, Beverly Zachrich, of Bryan, Deb (John) Kowalski, of Scheller, Illinois and Pam (Dennis) Herman, of Edgerton; stepson, Todd (Mary) Flory, of Defiance; 6 grandchildren, Jeannine (Steve) Jackson, of Centralia, Illinois, Kathy (Willie Kirkland) Callahan, of Mount Vernon, Illinois, Michelle (John) Hamilton, of New York, Scott (Holly) Herman, of Leo, Indiana, Jan (Rebecca) Herman, of Webster Grove, Missouri and Tami (Kyle) Brigle, of Edon; 8 great-grandchildren with one more on the way and sister, Shirley Cook, of Columbus. She was preceded in death by her parents; first husband; grandson, Neil R. Flory; 5 brothers, Delbert, Charles, Walter, Eugene and David Schnitkey and 4 sisters, Lucille Lohse, Delores Nagle, Beatrice Lero and Donna Giffey.

Visitation for Lois will be held on Thursday, September 22, 2022 from 5:00-7:00 P.M. and Friday, September 23, 2022 from 10:00-11:00 A.M. at the Krill Funeral Service, 860 West Mulberry Street, Bryan. Funeral services will follow at 11:00 A.M. on Friday with Pastor Mary Beth Smith-Gunn officiating. Private burial will be in Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Ridgeville Corners.

Memorial donations are requested to First Lutheran Church or the Parkinson’s Foundation.

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