Lois Brandos, 85, of Shell Rock, died Wednesday, December 28, 2016, at UnityPoint-Allen Hospital in Waterloo, Iowa.
Lois was born March 9, 1931, west of Cedar Falls, Iowa, Black Hawk County, the daughter of Paul and Clair C. (Corwin) Jones. Lois was baptized and confirmed in the Methodist faith. She attended the Janesville School system, graduating in 1948 from the Janesville High School. On March 30, 1951, she was united in marriage to Roy Delbert Brandos at the Janesville United Methodist Church. They eventually started farming on the Butler Center Road, Shell Rock. They were members of the United Methodist Church, Shell Rock. Lois enjoyed music, being in the choir, Priscilla Circle, and was President of the United Methodist Women for over ten years. She liked to arrange flowers. She also enjoyed traveling, going to Hawaii, Canada, Alaska, Denmark, Norway and Sweden. Her main focus was always on her family and friends.
Lois was a longtime, dedicated member of the Shell Rock American Legion Auxiliary, volunteered for 26 years for Cedar Valley Hospice, Waverly Hospital and Shell Rock Care Center Auxiliary.
Lois is survived by son, David (Linda) Brandos of Derby, Kansas, daughter, Kay Brandos of Des Moines, Iowa, son Lee (Debra) Brandos of Cedar Falls, Iowa, 4 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren, sisters-in-law, Darlene Jones of Waverly and Jodeen Worple of Evansdale and many nieces and nephews. Lois is preceded in death by her grandparents, parents, husband Roy in 1988, grandson Chad Brandos in 2005 and brother Harley Jones in 2012.
Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, January 3, 2017, at Heritage United Methodist Church in Waverly with Rev John Brockschink officiating. Burial will follow in the Riverside Cemetery in Shell Rock. Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Monday, January 2, 2017, at the Kaiser-Corson Funeral Home in Waverly and for an hour prior to services at the church on Tuesday. Memorials may be directed to Cedar Valley Hospice and on-line condolences may be left at www.kaisercorson.com.
Kaiser-Corson Funeral Home in Waverly is in charge of arrangements. 319-352-1187