May 15, 1940 – September 17, 2016
Lois Anne Stewart, 76, passed away Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016 in the company of her loving family. She was born in Pocatello, May 15, 1940, the second of three children born to Lewis Walter Cox and Ella Gribble Cox.
Lois Anne was active in 4-H, dance, piano, attended Pocatello High School, and ISU. She married Gene Alden Stewart June 25, 1960, and lived on a ranch in Arbon Valley, ID. Their marriage was later solemnized in the Idaho Falls LDS Temple.
Lois Anne taught at Arbon Elementary School, and worked on the farm. They built a home in Pocatello where Lois Anne operated an in-home daycare and preschool. She enjoyed gardening and crocheting. She served in many church callings, and she and Gene also served a two-year LDS Service Stake Mission.
Lois Anne is survived by her sister, Lorna (Michael) Bartlett (McCammon); her husband, Gene Stewart (Pocatello); their children, Gregory (Hanna) Stewart, (Spokane); Jeffrey (Sheri) Stewart, (Arbon); Vickie (Joe) Christensen, (Pocatello), Amy K. Stewart, (Salt Lake City); Jeremy (Amy Lynne) Stewart, (Tooele); 13 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; her brother, James (Jim) Walter Cox; and one grandson, Michael Greg Stewart.
She will be greatly missed until we can all once again gather as an eternal family in paradise.
A viewing was held Friday, Sept. 23, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Colonial Funeral Home, 2005 S. 4th Ave., Pocatello, ID.
Funeral Services took place Saturday, Sept. 24, at 11 a.m. at the LDS Pocatello Stake Center, 655 S. Grant Ave., Pocatello, ID, with a viewing from 10 to 10:45 a.m. prior.
Burial followed at Restlawn Memorial Gardens, 2864 S. 5th Ave., Pocatello, ID.
Visit our website at www.colonial-funeralhome.com to read an extended version of the obituary or to send condolences to the family.
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