Lois J. Elliott

Lois J. Elliott

Lois J. Elliott, age 89, a lifelong Manitowoc resident, passed away early Monday morning, September 27, 2021 at Aurora Medical Center, Two Rivers.

She was born on April 30, 1932 daughter of the late Lester and Clara Rothmund.  Lois attended Manitowoc schools and graduated from Manitowoc Lincoln High School with the class of 1949.  She married Bob Elliott on November 18, 1950.  He preceded her in death in September of 1983.  In 1960 Bob and Lois purchased Louie’s Sporting Goods and she continued her involvement until January 2021.

Survivors include her children: Linda (Jay) Schuette, Three Lakes, WI, Lori (Greg) Repinski, Lakewood, WI, Bruce (Bea) Elliott, Manitowoc, Bryon Elliott, Jackson, WY, Kent (Melanie) Elliott, Jackson, WY; eight grandchildren: Sarah and John Schuette, Chad (April) Repinski, Lisa (Tim) Linz, Bradley and Alyssa Elliott, Kyle (Morgan) Elliott, Melissa Elliott; four great grandchildren: Rose, Austin, Ward, and Leighton; two sisters; Joan Keehan, Lila Free; one sister-in-law; Kathy Rothmund, and her furry friend, Louie.  Also surviving are nieces, nephews, cousins, and special niece Nancy Becker.

Lois was also preceded in death by one brother, Roger Rothmund, three brothers-in-law: Larry Keehan, Elmer Free, Norbert Brey.

Per Lois’s wishes, private family services will be held.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the caregivers at Angelus Senior Living and Aurora Medical Center for their care and compassion shown towards Lois and her family.

Lendman Funeral Home & Gathering Center, Manitowoc is assisting the family with funeral arrangements.

Edward A. Kohls

Edward A. Kohls

Edward A. Kohls, age 73, a Manitowoc resident, passed away Friday evening, September 10, 2021 at Holy Family Memorial Medical Center, Manitowoc.

Ed was born on July 17, 1948, son of the late Edward and Marie (Goetz) Kohls.  He graduated from Manitowoc Lincoln High School and then received his certification as an EMT.  Ed married Donna Franz and enjoyed 29 years together. He was employed at Holy Family Memorial Medical Center for 20 years as a dispatcher for the ambulance in his early years and also dispatcher for Care Van.   Ed retired in 2011.

He will be sadly missed by his wife: Donna, step-son: Adam and Denelle (Chapman) Franz, one grandson: Ira Franz; his very good friends: Bobby and Carol Mahlik.   Many brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, cousins, nieces and nephews also survive.

He was preceded in death by his father and mother, one brother: William Kohls.

A celebration of life will be held from 12:00 PM until 4:00 PM on Saturday September 25, 2021 at The Lendman Funeral Home & Gathering Center, 4638 Expo Drive, Manitowoc.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family by visiting www.lendmanfh.com

The Lendman Funeral Home & Gathering Center, Manitowoc is assisting the family with funeral arrangements.