Lois Jean Belden, 86, passed away on Tuesday, June 19, 2012 in Sandpoint, ID.
Lois was born on August 11, 1925 in Sandpoint to Leslie A. and Daisy Mae (Palmer) Rohlf. She attended elementary school in Sandpoint, and at age 11 moved to Metaline Falls, WA to live with her father and step mother.
Lois was a clerk for the Civil Service in Hawaii during World War II. She married Edward R. Belden in 1946 and the couple had three children. She worked for many years as a waitress, a career that she truly enjoyed, as it gave her an opportunity to meet people from all over the world. Lois retired in 1988, and moved to North Idaho.
She volunteered for the senior companions and was a member of the Rambling Rovers in Coeur díAlene. She enjoyed playing cards, dice, and bingo.
She is survived by her daughter Teri Nickisch of Sandpoint; two sons Rolf (Cindy) Belden of Jackson, WY and Roy (Sally) Belden of Montesano, WA; 5 grandchildren; 8 great grandchildren; and one half-sister Lesley Cody of Metaline Falls, WA.
She was preceded in death by her parents, son-in-law Keith Nickisch, half-sister Adrian Flessas, and half-brother Phil Bendixon.
Memorial donations may be made to Senior Companionís, 8500 N. Atlas Rd, Hayden, ID 83835 or The Cutter Theatre, PO Box 133, Metaline Falls, WA 99153.
Please sign Lois' online guestbook.