Lois Medlar - 92

7/18/1925 - 11/20/2017

Oregon, IL

Lois J. Medlar, 92, lifelong Oregon resident, died Monday November 20, 2017 in Oregon Living & Rehabilitation Center. Born July 19, 1925 in Oregon, the daughter of John and Muriel (Stoffregen) Long. Married to Gene Medlar May 21, 1955 in Oregon; he died May 25, 2017.
Lois was a 1943 graduate of Oregon High School and worked for many years for Dr. Swan in his medical practice in Oregon. She was a member of Oregon United Methodist Church for over 60 years where she also taught Sunday School and was a member of Oregon VFW Women’s Auxiliary. Lois was best known for her love of children and ran a day care from her home. Survived by her son, Terry (Vickie) Medlar of Chagrin Falls, Ohio; daughter, Sharon Bocker of Oregon; grandchildren: Troy (Laura) Medlar of Maryville, Ohio, Ashley Wineman of Alliance, Ohio, Shanna Blankenship of Rockford, Cari Gomer of Cummings, GA, and Bradley Bocker of Chana; 9 great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. Also predeceased by her parents; brothers: Sylvan, George, Wendell, Harold and Robert Long; and sisters: Bernice Ostrander, Rogene Dvorak, Florence Wiebenga and Marjorie McGinnis. Funeral services will be held at 2:00pm Friday, November 24 in Farrell-Holland-Gale Funeral Home, Oregon preceded by a visitation beginning at 12:00noon. Pastor David Rogula will officiate. Private family burial in Oakwood Cemetery, Mt. Morris. Memorials in Lois’ name may be made to Oregon United Methodist Church or Serenity Hospice & Home, Oregon.


12Noon - 2PM Friday Nov 24 in Oregon FH


2PM Friday Nov 24 in Oregon FH

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