Lois “Blondie” Elaine Mohlman
Lois “Blondie” Elaine Mohlman, 90, Blue Hill, Nebraska passed away on Friday, August 7, 2020 at the Blue Hill Care Center, Blue Hill, Nebraska. Graveside service will be Wednesday, August 12, 2020, 10:00 a.m. at the Blue Hill Cemetery, Blue Hill, Nebraska with Pastor Leah Krotz officiating. Visitation will be Tuesday, August 11, 2020 from 1:00-8:00 p.m. at Merten-Butler Mortuary, Blue Hill, Nebraska. Memorials can be directed to St. Paul Lutheran Church, Blue Hill, Nebraska or the Alzheimer’s Assoc. Private condolences may be sent to the family at www.mertenbutlermortuary.com. Merten-Butler Mortuary, Blue Hill, Nebraska is in charge of arrangements.
Lois was born on August 8, 1929 in Lincoln, Nebraska to Bernard and Lucille (Hile) Hayes. She went to grade school in Dorchester, Nebraska until the age of 13 when she moved with her family to Harvard, Nebraska where she graduated from Harvard Public Schools in 1947. Lois moved to Hastings, Nebraska in the summer of 1947 and worked at F.W. Woolworth Company.
Lois was baptized at St. Paul Lutheran Church of Hastings by Pastor Paul M. Defreese on July 11, 1951 and later confirmed on November 18, 1951 by Pastor Defreese. On September 15, 1951 she was united in marriage to Robert L. Mohlman at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Hastings, Nebraska. To this union was born three daughters; Deborah Jean, Barbara Rae and Brenda Lynn.
Lois lived in Hastings from 1947-1954 when the family moved to Blue Hill and operated a café for one year and four months until moving to a farm east of Blue Hill. In February of 1974 they moved to Marysville, Kansas and lived there until March of 1987, when they moved back to Blue Hill. There Lois took great pride in serving St. Paul Lutheran Church of Blue Hill through Good News Bears and the Quilting Association. Lois liked to spend time with family, took pride in her rose garden and enjoyed sewing for her loved ones.
Lois is survived by three daughters; Deborah Jean Castaldi, Lexington, South Carolina, Barbara Rae Stoner, Tempe, Arizona, Brenda Lynn Trumble, Blue Hill, Nebraska; seven grandchildren, nine great grandchildren; one sister, Donna Hummel, Sac City, Iowa; two brothers, Gerald Hayes, Hillsboro, Oregon, Robert Hayes, Aurora, Colorado. Lois was preceded in death by her parents, husband, one granddaughter, one grandson, two sisters and two brothers.
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