Lois I. (Armstrong) Flori, age 88, of Ottawa, Illinois, passed away Thursday, December 24, 2020 at Ottawa Pavilion, Ltd. in Ottawa, Illinois.
Funeral Service will be held 10:00 AM Tuesday, December 29th, 2020 at Gladfelter-Roetker Funeral Home with Pastor Sherry Stevenson officiating. Burial will follow at West Serena Cemetery. Pallbearers will be her grandchildren. Visitation will be from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. Monday, December 28th at the funeral home. In observance of CDC guidelines, masks and social distancing will be required and the number of visitors in the building will be monitored.
Lois was born September 20, 1932 in Serena, Illinois, a daughter of Francis and Viola (Thompson) Armstrong. She married the love of her life, Ronald Francis Flori on July 5, 1952 in St. Columba Church, Ottawa, Illinois. She is survived by her husband of 68 years, Ronald Flori; seven children, Ronald F. Flori Jr. of Ottawa, IL, Rhonda Rowlee (Bill) of Holland, MI, Dawn Corrie of Ottawa, IL, Doreen Gula (Dennis) of Ottawa, IL, Yvonne Pfeiff (Glenn) of Ottawa, IL, Cheryl O'Shea (Dennis) of Ottawa, IL, and Mark Flori (Joann) of Hanahan, SC; ten grandchildren; twelve great-grandchildren; and five great-great grandchildren. Lois is also survived by a brother-in-law, Wayne Corcoran of Ottawa, IL, and sisters-in-law, Lucille Armstrong of Tucson, AZ, and Sharon Damyen of Ottawa, IL. She is preceded in death by her parents and two brothers, Dean Armstrong and Duane Armstrong.
Lois was a wonderful mother to her seven children and many others. She dearly loved her family. Lois retired from Wal-Mart and had previously been employed at Union Carbide, Libbey Owens Ford and Handy Foods. She enjoyed reading and solving puzzles. Lois enjoyed traveling to Arizona to hear her brother sing in his group, the Dean Armstrong Band..
Memorial contributions may be directed to the Harding United Methodist Church or the Shriners Hospital for Children. To share a memory, please visit www.gladfelter-roetker.com or Gladfelter-Roetker Funeral Home on Facebook.
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Harding United Methodist Church
4009 Wesley Freebairn Road, Earlville IL 60518
Shriners Hospital for Children
2211 N Oak Park Ave., Chicago IL 60707