Lois Ford

July 21, 1928 ~ September 4, 2023 (age 95) 95 Years Old


     Lois W. Ford, age 95, a resident of Dunkirk, passed away on Monday, September 4, 2023 at The Waters of Dunkirk. In the company of her daughter Jill and daughter in law Jill Ford

     Lois was born on July 21, 1928, in Dunkirk, the daughter of Charles Basil “Bill” and Charlotte “Lottie” B. Morgan.  She graduated from Dunkirk High School in 1946 and retired as Vice President of Citizens First State Bank in Dunkirk after 30 years of service.  She also owned and operated Lois’ Antique Shop in Dunkirk.  Lois volunteered for many years at the Dunkirk Food Pantry.  She was a member of Plymouth United Church of Christ in Dunkirk and Dunkirk Order of the Eastern Star where she served as a past Worthy Matron.  Lois married Harry Ford on June 19, 1949 and he passed away on July 21, 2003. She often mentioned after retirement that she missed her people at the bank, and loved playing euchre and poker.

     Survivors include:

     Her children:  Phil Ford (wife Jill) – Dunkirk, Indiana

                           Jill Starr (husband Paul) – Redkey, Indiana

                            Nancy Robbins (husband Alan) – Dunkirk, Indiana

                            Bob Ford (wife Tammy) – Redkey, Indiana

      2 sisters-in-law:  Lucille Morgan – Dunkirk, Indiana

                                  Shirley Young – Hartford City, Indiana

     12 grandchildren and 26 great grandchildren

     Visitation will be held on Saturday from 11:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Redkey United Methodist Church, 122 W. Main St., Redkey, Indiana 47373.  Funeral services will follow at 3 p.m. on Saturday at the church.  Pastor Randy Davis will officiate and burial will follow at Dunkirk I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Dunkirk, Indiana. 

      Memorials may be directed towards The Tippecanoe Watershed Foundation or Dunkirk Elks Lodge 1776. 

      The family would like to thank the staff at The Waters of Dunkirk and Heart to Heart Hospice for the care given to their mother. 

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September 9, 2023

11:30 AM to 3:00 PM
Redkey United Methodist Church
122 W. Main Street
Redkey, Indiana

Funeral Service
September 9, 2023

3:00 PM
Redkey United Methodist Church
122 W. Main Street
Redkey, Indiana


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