Memorial services for Lois D. Rockhold Doane, 78, Eudora, formerly of Lawrence, will be at 9:30 a.m. Monday at Christ Community Church, (11th. & Kasold, Lawrence) with the Rev. Deana Perdue officiating. A graveside interment service will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Oak Hill Cemetery, Lawrence.
Mrs. Doane died Thursday, Jan. 19, 2012, at Medicalodges Eudora.
She was born Mar. 14, 1933, in Lawrence, the daughter of Howard and Edna Channel Cheney. She graduated from Liberty Memorial High School, and later attended Kansas University.
Mrs. Doane was employed by Eugene Doane at the Simmons – Doane Agency, whom she later married on Dec. 25, 1971. She took over the insurance and bail bonds business when Mr. Doane’s health failed. She was a member of St. Mary’s and St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Kansas City, Kan., and of Holy Family Catholic Church in Eudora, as well as a member of the Business and Professional Women’s Group. She enjoyed sewing, knitting, gardening, fishing, and her dogs.
Survivors include a son, Ed Rockhold, Lawrence; a daughter, Susan Rockhold, Kansas City, Kan.; a sister, Betty Ireland, Hutchinson; and four grandchildren, Scott Copp, Stephen Kelly, Ed Rockhold, and Susan Rockhold.
Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, where the family will receive them from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to Medicalodges Eudora Activity Fund, in care of the funeral home, 601 Ind., Lawrence, KS, 66044.
Messages & Condolences
We are so sorry to hear of the loss of your mother. It is never a good time and no matter how long the illness, a person is never really prepared to lose someone as near and dear as their Mom.
We will be praying for you and your family.
Stan & Jean
Susie, Ed, and family,
I am so sorry for your loss. I remember Lois from so many years ago when I first met your family. Take care, and know during this difficult time that you have the support of many friends. Our thoughts are with you now.
My Heart goes out to the entire family. Words can not help heal,only time. Tina, I am truly sorry for your loss. God Bless you all.
It was a pleasure to be of service to her and your family. My condolences.
I am sorry to hear about your loss. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers.
From Pat Rockhold
Our thoughts and prayers are with you and the family. Ma was a great woman. She will be missed.
Ed & family, our thoughts & prayers are
with you at this most difficult time.
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