Lois Irene Brookens

Born: Thu., Nov. 27, 1947
Died: Sun., Apr. 26, 2020

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Lois Irene Brookens, 72, of McElhattan passed away Sunday, April 26, 2020 at her home.   She was born on November 27, 1947 in Mill Hall to Ralph l. and Lois I. Butler Bower.

Lois was united in marriage on July 29, 1978 in the First Church of Christ in Flemington to Anson Brookens, who survives at home.  She was member of the River of Life Church and enjoyed spending time with her family especially her grandchildren at Christmas time.  She enjoyed fishing, and had many unusual attributes, humor and other stories to share.

Lois is survived by her husband, Anson Brookens, three sons; Mark Allen(Amy)Bower, John Thomas Bower, Matthew Jeffrey (Crystal) Brookens , Teresa Lynn (Boyd) Lucas. Ten grandchildren; Joshua Bower, Stephanie Kleese, Matthew Bower, John Bower, Cruson Bower, Cody  Brookens, Morgan Brookens, Jessica Lunsford, Scott Holter, and Justin Lucas.  Ten great grandchildren; Jude Bower, Katie Bower, Ted Bower, Cecelia Kleese, Waren Bower, Adeline Bower, Bristol Bower, Nova Rupp, Victor Rupp, Emelia Lucas. Six brothers; Richard Bower, Toner Bower, George Bower, Robert Bower, Harold Bower, and Harvey Bower. Two sisters; Sarah Korman and Lois Marie Murray and many nieces and cousins and in-laws.

Lois was preceded in death by four brothers;  John Bower, Ralph Bower, Larry Bower, Calvin Bower, six sisters; Rose Pursel, Margaret Marr, Carol Perry, Kathryn Allen, AnnaMae Bower and Mary-Jane Bower.

Private funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family.  Interment will be in Rest Haven Memorial Park, Lock Haven.   Arrangements are under the direction of the Yost-Gedon Funeral Home & Cremation Services, LLC, 121 West Main St., Lock Haven, PA.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made in Lois’s name to the River of Life Fellowship, 1135 W. Fourth St., Lock Haven, PA 17745.

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Christine Bower
   Posted Tue April 28, 2020
Thank you for always being there for me an i was so blessed
To have you in my life..if it wasnt for you I dont know where
I would have been as a child I love you an always cherish
Your memory.
Love always,

Shana Wolfe
   Posted Wed April 29, 2020
My sincere condolences to all of you. She was a great woman. You are lucky to have had her as a Mother and Grandmother. She loved her family very much. May you find comfort knowing she is with our Heavenly Father. She will be greatly missed.

Eugene Snyder & Corina
   Posted Wed April 29, 2020
You were one of the greatest people I ever talked to on the phone.You will be greatly missed. My most sincere sympathies to the family.

Shannon Bechdem
   Posted Thu April 30, 2020
🌸 I wanted to thank you again for being the best Nan ever to our boys. From Baseball games ,Wrestling,Birthday parties,Holliday's those early Christmas mornings. even the Hockey games John and Cruson would make up in our driveway you always attended. You also always treated me with love and respect.I will never forget our talk we had @John and Brits Wedding.It will forever be in my heart. I have also learned some things from you such as some parenting skills,as well as cooking and canning.Pee Wee you will never be forgotten and we will all be sure to share as much as we can with our grandaughter and the many to come.Never forgetting you.Sending so much Love to the Heavens today.🌸 love forever Shan

John Pressler
   Posted Thu April 30, 2020
We are sorry for your loss

John Pressler, Sandy, and Brennan.

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