Lois Amen

September 5, 1936 - August 11, 2018


Visitation: Visitation with family present will be Monday from 5 to 7:00 p.m. at Anderson Funeral Home.
Service: Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, August 14, 2018 at Canton United Methodist Church.

Lois Amen, age 81, died Saturday, August 11, 2018 at StoneyBrook Suites in Sioux Falls, SD. Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, August, 14 at Canton United Methodist Church. Visitation with family present will be Monday from 5 to 7:00 p.m. at Anderson Funeral Home in Canton. Memorials may be directed to the Crazy Horse Memorial Foundation or Canton United Methodist Church.

Lois was born September 5, 1936 at Aberdeen, SD to Roy and Mabel (Olson) Roseth.

Lois was united in marriage to Lloyd Amen June 10, 1955 in Canton. Lois was a teacher’s aide at C.C. Jacobson and E.O. Lawrence Schools in Canton for many years. She also worked at the Lincoln County Courthouse and was a bookkeeper at Canton United Methodist Church, her home church. Lloyd and Lois enjoyed many summers in the Black Hills at the campgrounds in Custer. She had a special fondness watching the progress on the Crazy Horse Monument and going to the buffalo round ups. Lois was a long-time member of Helen’s coffee group. Lois’ husband Lloyd died in 1997.

Grateful for having shared her life are her sons- Doug and his wife Marilyn of Canton and Dan of Rapid City, SD; three grandchildren- Daniel Amen, Michael Amen, and Jessica McCart; a sister, Gwen (Dave) Herrick, Sioux Falls; sisters-in-law- Natalie Stroschein and Gwen Amen; and several nieces. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, and sister, Mavis Gustafson.

 

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  1. Sending heart, thoughts, prayers, and love to you and yours. Please give my condolences to Doug and Dan and may the love and memories help lift you all during this difficult time and process. Lois was loved by many and had a heart of gold. I will always cherish the times I spent with Lois (and all the family) in the Black Hills and Canton/S.F. Hugs with love to you all. Vicki and JoAnne Howland, Omaha, NE.

  2. My deepest sympathy for your loss. May your memories of Lois continually lift your spirits. May you also remember the promises of our Heavenly Father Jehovah. He will swallow up death forever and soon end all our suffering. (Rev. 21:3-5; Isa. 25:8) Peace to you during this difficult time.

  3. We send our deepest sympathies to all of Lois’s family and friends. It was an honor to know and work with Lois. She found the very best in everyone she befriended. We pray that the happy memories you have (as do we) will comfort you and that God will bring you peace.

  4. We send our sympathies to all of Lois’s family and friends. It was an honor to know her, and she will be dearly missed. We pray that the many, many happy memories of her you have (as do we) will comfort and sustain you.
    May God comfort and sustain you.

  5. So sorry to hear about the passing of Lois. She was one of the nicest person I have ever known. Always wanting to know how everyone was doing in my family. She will be missed very much. God Bless

  6. Doug and Marilyn, Roger and I are so sorry for your loss. We pray for you and your family as you go through the next days and weeks. Remember the happy days and great memories! Diane

  7. My deepest sympathy Doug & Dan. Your Mom will always be in my memories as a strong, friendly, happy woman in the church. May you be filled with joyful memories of your family.

  8. Gwen , We are Sadden to hear of the loss of your sister. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and lois’s family . May God be with all of you now and the days to come. God bless and may she rest in peace. Warren & Lisa Westover

  9. My thoughts and prayers are with her family. Losing someone so special is never easy but I am sure she left so many good memories that with time the pain will be replaced by the joy of those memories.