With heavy hearts the family announces her passing.
Born in El Paso, Texas, Lois moved to Williams Lake in 1959 with husband John Mikesell to open the first coin operated laundry north of Vancouver. She loved the Cariboo and continued to live here for 56 years.
She is predeceased by her mother, Alice Bell, sister, Zelma Millar, and brother BR Bell. Lois leaves to mourn daughter Cathy (Rick) Hamel, granddaughter Lisa VanMantgem of San Diego, CA, grandson Joe (Lisa) Hamel of Mill Bay, BC, great grandchildren Hannah, and Chance VanMantgem, and Jack Hamel, as well as her special friends.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of choice.
At Lois’ request, there will be no service.
LaPrairie’s Funeral Services entrusted with arrangements.