Lois Seymour, 1929-2019

Lois Sharlene Seymour, 89, of LaPorte, IN, passed away Monday, May 20, 2019, at home with her loving family by her side.

She was born Dec. 2, 1929, in LaPorte to Arthur Carl and Kittie (Proud) Rameier.

Lois worked at Howmet for 27 years before she retired in 1992. She was a 20-year member of Scipio Township Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary and held every office except secretary. Lois was also a member of Pleasant Township 4-H for 6 years. She enjoyed collecting antique dishes and commemorative plates, one from all 50 states.

On May 30, 1948, in LaPorte, she married James Wilbur Seymour, who preceded her in death on June 18, 2017.

Surviving are her beloved sons, Mike (Tami) Seymour of Niles, MI, Doug (Cathy) Seymour of LaPorte, and Wayne (Becky) Seymour of LaPorte; daughter-in-law, Patricia Seymour of LaPorte; 9 grandchildren, John Seymour, Adam (Sarah) Seymour, Ryan Seymour, Amy (Ray) Wolfenbarger, Patrick (Alyssa) Seymour, Taya (Jim) Hardacre, Jillian Shelton, Julie (Justin) Bannwart, and Sandra (Ronald McClain) Seymour; 10 great-grandchildren; sisters-in-law, Evelyn Lewis of New Carlisle, IN, Lois Deutscher of Hobart, IN, and Shirley Rameier of Mesa, AZ; and numerous nieces, nephews and in-laws.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; son, Philip Seymour; brothers, Myron and Dale Rameier; and grandson, John Patrick Shelton.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 25, at Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center, LaPorte. A time of visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until the service Saturday at the funeral home. Burial will be at Door Village Cemetery at a later date.

Memorial donations may be made to LaPorte County Small Animal Shelter, 2855 W. Ind. 2, LaPorte, IN 46350; Dunes Hospice, 4711 Evans Ave., Valparaiso, IN 46383; or Ronald McDonald House Charities,  615 North Michigan, South Bend, IN 46601.

Messages of condolence may be posted below on WNLP as well as at www.cutlercares.com.

3 Responses to “Lois Seymour, 1929-2019”

  1. Don and Mary

    May 21. 2019

    R.I.P. Lois, such a lovely lady! Always enjoyed visiting with Lois! Prayers for the family!

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  2. Jeanne DIckey

    May 22. 2019

    My thoughts and prayers are with the Seymour family. I remember many years with Lois and my mother, Loretta, at the Scipio Fire Department. Lois was a very special person and she will be missed.

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  3. Laureen James

    May 22. 2019

    Wayne & family I am so sorry for loss of your Mom, I always enjoyed your Dad & Mom so much when I worked at Louie’s they were always so nice to me and your Dad always had a story to tell. With Sympathy & Friendship

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