Lois Ann Deaver
March 11, 1938 - November 21, 2019
Lois Ann Deaver of St. Charles, Missouri passed away Thursday, November 21, 2019 at the age of 81. Beloved daughter of the late Wilbur (Bill) and Gladys (McGahen) Deaver. Devoted mother of James (Jim) Stiegemeier and mother-in-law of Claire (Egart) Stiegemeier. Cherished grandmother of Eric Schimweg, Michael (Brittany) Schimweg and Ali (Austin) Warren. Treasured Great Grandmother of McKenna Blake and Lola Warren. Very special connection with her Paris, Missouri roots and Dear Deaver Cousins.
Lois loved to learn and teach and never stopped, even in her later years. She achieved her Bachelor and Masters in Home Economics and Doctorate in Education. Lois even graduated from Lindenwood College (now University) when it was an all girls school. She was a pioneer and advocate for Women in Secondary Education and Administration. She was passionate about encouraging Women to achieve higher levels of responsibility in all levels of Education. She started her Career in the St. Charles Public School System in 1964, where she taught Home Economics, became Director of Home Economics and later became Asst. Principal at St. Charles West High School, where she retired in 1993.
Lois loved Cooking, Decorating, Holiday Shopping, Playing Marbles, Going to Oberweis (and got her granddaughter her first job there) Reading, watching her grandchildren, attending worship and getting together with her Family, High School friends, Home Economic teacher friends and Church friends. She loved to set a Beautiful Table for all Occasions and Present an Exceptionally Delicious Feast for her Family! She made many a meal for friends and for those in need. Her Loving, Honest and Openhearted Personality will always be remembered by her family and friends.
The Family is very appreciative of the Wonderful Care Providers at The Boulevard, St. Charles.
Memorial Contributions may be made in Lois' name to Immanuel Lutheran School, St. Charles.