Lois June (Roberts) Kissel, 85, passed away at Deaconess Midtown Hospital in Evansville, IN on April 15, 2018. She was born to the late Walter and Madge (Boren) Roberts on June 12, 1932 in Fort Branch, IN.
She was a member of Holy Cross Catholic Church and the Good Will & Good Ways Extension Homemakers Club. She was a librarian at Fort Branch-Johnson Township Public Library for over 40 years and was the Head Librarian for 28 years. She was also the past school librarian for Holy Cross School. She was the driving force behind the learning center at the Fort Branch-Johnson Township Public Library and the library's Haubstadt branch.
Lois was a big fan of the St. Louis Cardinals, IU Basketball, bird watching, and avid watcher of "Days of Our Lives".
She is preceded in death by her husband Norman Kissel, brother; Stanley Roberts, and sister; Ruth Anderson.
She is survived by her 3 daughters; Kathy (Conan) Wallace of Winchester, IN, Mary Kissel, of Owensboro, KY, and Sheila (Steve) Hussey of Pittsboro, IN, Brothers-in-law; Charles (Donna) Kissel of Indianapolis, IN and Chet Staples of Evansville, IN, Sister-in-law; Diane Roberts of Indianapolis, IN, 7 grandchildren; Peter (Kim) Wallace, Grace Wallace, Daniel Wallace, Aaron Wallace, Sarah Hussey, Jacob Hussey, and Justin Hussey, and 1 great grandchild; Evan Wallace.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be on Friday, April 20, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at Holy Cross Catholic Church with Fathers Tony Ernst and Ambrose Wonyanyi as co-celebrants. Visitation will be on Thursday, April 19, 2018 at Stodghill Funeral Home in Fort Branch, IN from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and again on Friday, April 20, 2018 at Holy Cross Church from 10:00 a.m until service time. A Rosary service will be on Thursday, April 19, 2018 at Stodghill Funeral Home at 5:30 p.m. Burial will be on at Holy Cross Cemetery in Fort Branch, IN. Donations can be made to a Memorial Fund that has been set up at the Fort Branch Public Library.
Fort Branch Public Library
107 E Locust St, Fort Branch IN 47648