Lois Jean “Jeanie” Kendall, 63, Osage City: Nov. 6, 1950 – May 17, 2014

OSAGE CITY – Lois Jean “Jeanie” Kendall, 63, of Osage City, passed away Saturday, May 17, 2014.

Lois Jean Hoffman was born on Nov. 6, 1950, the daughter of the late Bernard Marvin and Alice Mae (Salmon) Hoffman of Fowler, Kan. After graduating from Fowler High School she attended Emporia State University and earned a degree in education. 

She married Brooke Kendall on Nov. 3, 2003, in Baldwin, Kan.

In addition to raising her two daughters, Jeanie worked as a teacher, a day care provider, assistant manager for Pizza Hut, and most recently at the Osage City Library. She was an avid reader and loved to help organize the summer reading program. She was also an active member of several women’s clubs and organizations, and the Catholic Church.

She leaves her loving memories to be cherished by her husband, Brooke, of the home: two daughters, Jennifer J. Lamond, Tulsa, Okla., and Jamie J. Lamond, Wichita; a sister, Marlene Stanton, North Branch, Minne.; and a brother, Phil Hoffman, Fowler, Kan.

Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 22, at VanArsdale Funeral Chapel in Osage City. A rosary will be recited at the funeral home 6 p.m. Wednesday evening and family will receive friends afterward until 7:30 p.m. A graveside service will be at 1 p.m., Friday, May 23, at Fowler Cemetery, in Fowler.

Memorials can be made to the Osage City Library and sent in care of VanArsdale Funeral Chapel, 107 N. Sixth St., Osage City, KS 66523. Condolences to the family can be expressed at vanarsdalefs.com.

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