20160430 Lois Ann Mathisen Obituary

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20160430 Lois Ann Mathisen Obituary - LoisAnnJohnsonMathisenwasbornMarch9,...
LoisAnnJohnsonMathisenwasbornMarch9, 1921andwenttobewiththeLordonApril26,2016, attheageof95. LoiswasborninRembrandt,IAtoArthurand RoselleJohnson,whereshegrewupwithhertwo sisters,PhyllisandJamae.Whilestudyingforher teachingcredentialsatBuenaVistaCollegeinStorm Lake,IA,shemettheloveofherlife,GlenMathisen. Aftergraduation,shetaughtelementaryschoolfor fiveyears.SheandGlenmarriedMay6,1944. In1949,LoisandGlenmovedtoSalinasandraised theirfamily,wheretheywereveryactiveintheir churchandthelivesoftheirchildren.In1958,Lois becametheDirectorandteacheroftheFirstUnited PresbyterianChurchNurserySchoolandtaught thereuntilherretirementinJune1983.Shewas lovinglyknowntoallherstudentsas“MissLois.” In2001,LoisrelocatedtoBakersfieldtobenearer toherchildren. Shewasprecededindeathbyherparents; sister,PhyllisGring,andherlovinghusband,Glen Mathisen. Sheissurvivedbyhersister,JamaeLymanof Missouri;herson,LarryMathisen(Sue)ofFresno; herdaughter,JanMathisenofBakersfield;her grandson,MichaelMathisen(Michelle)ofSalinas; granddaughter,JenniferMcDonald(Ralph)of Bakersfield;granddaughter,LoriCarpenter(Mike) ofSalinas,andhergreat-grandchildren,Brandon Mathisen,KristineMcDonald,StevenMathisen,Cole CarpenterandA.J.Carpenter,andmanycousins, niecesandnephews. Privateinternmenttobeheldatadateasyettobe decided. LoisAnn“MissLois”Mathisen March9,1921 April26,2016 BAKERSFIELD

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  1. The Californian,
  2. 30 Apr 2016, Sat,
  3. Main Edition,
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