Lois Elaine Laplow, 88, passed away on January 20, 2021 at MidMichigan Medical Center. She was born on May 11, 1932 to the late Len and Ina (Windover) Shepherd. She married Ray Donald Laplow in Midland on October 6, 1951 and they share 60 wonderful years together before he predeceased her on February 2, 2012.
Lois was a member of the Midland Nazarene Church which she loved. She enjoyed sewing, crocheting and bowling. She also enjoyed doing puzzles and was an avid garage sale shopper.
Lois is survived by her children Rick (Joyce) Laplow, Terri Rill, grandchildren, Tonya (Dave) LaFevor, Chad Rill, Steven (Melody) Laplow, Blake (Becky) Rill, Jordan (Maddison) Rill, 15 great grandchildren and sister Valerie Bergman. She was predeceased by her daughter, Angela Laplow, and siblings, Onalee Suderman and Donald Shepherd.
A funeral service will be held at 11:00 am on Monday, January 25, 2021 at Midland Nazarene Church with Pastor Chuck Jacobson officiating. Friends may visit with the family at the church on Monday from 10 am until the time of service.
Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider the Midland Nazarene Church or the to the family in her name.
Smith-Miner Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Laplow family; to share a special memory please visit www.smithminer.com.