Obituary for Lois Kriebel
Lois Lorraine Kriebel, 89, passed away on September 23, 2017 with family by her side. She was born on September 10, 1928 in Chicago, IL to Clarence Blake and Hazel Cryderman.
Lois married John E. Kriebel, Jr. who preceded her in death. She worked for more than 20 years at St. John’s Regional Health Center. Lois loved reading and was an avid quilter; having made several quilts for her children, grandchildren and great-grand children. She was a generous woman, a good listener and a kind friend to many.
Lois was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, two brothers, Lloyd and Leroy Blake, one grandson Joshua Van Poucke and one nephew David Blake.
She is survived by her six children, Collette R. Jones of California, MO, Dianne Bowker (husband John) of Springfield, MO, Linda Delcambre (husband Bobby) of Pacific Grove, CA, Deb Van Poucke (husband Jim) of Mountain Home AR, Marguerite Zumalt (husband Bobby) of Springfield, MO and John E. Kriebel III of Springfield, MO, eight grandchildren, Edward and Michael Shook, Sarah Casciato, Diana and Samantha Delcambre, Regina Van Poucke, Json Ewing and Katharina Zumalt, three great-grandchildren, Isaac Shook, Maya Casciato and Katie Van Poucke, one sister-in-law Mabel Blake, a niece Dawn and a nephew Lloyd.
Memorial Services will be officiated by the Rev. Sue Williams and Rev. Collette R. Jones at 11am on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at the Klingner-Cope Family Funeral Home, 4500 S. Lone Pine Ave., Springfield, MO 65804. Memorial donations may be made to the charity of your choice. Online condolences may be made at www.klingnerfuneralhome.com