Lois E. Nolte, age 87, a resident of Wilkinson, passed away on Monday, Sept. 26, 2011, in Titusville, Fla. She was born on July 15, 1924, in Indianapolis, to the late Harry and Mary Florence (Taggart) Fryar.
She received her LPN degree from Indiana University School of Nursing. She worked at St. Johns, Community Hospital and Indiana University Hospital of Indianapolis, where she retired as a surgical unit nurse in 1976. She was an avid reader and spent many hours at the library.
She is survived by son, Dennis Owen Nolte of Byron, Wyo., Richard Andy Nolte of Greenfield; daughters, Sandra Lou Ann Smith of Titusville, Fla., Candie J. Trent of Greenfield; step-son, Jerry (Norma) Nolte and family of Elkhart, Ind.; brother, Harry L. Fryar of Indianapolis; 14 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Louis J. Nolte; son, Steven James Nolte; brother, Donald E. Fryar; and sisters, Ruth Shirley Whisman and Lou Ann Fryar.
There will be a private family service, with burial at Memorial Park Cemetery, Indianapolis to follow. Services are entrusted to Stillinger Family Funeral Home, Pasco Chapel, of Greenfield.
Memorial contributions may be made to Riley Children’s Hospital, Suite 200, 30 S. Meridian St., Indianapolis, IN 46204, or Mental Health America Hancock County, 98 East North St., Greenfield, IN 46140.
Online condolences may be shared at www.stillingerfamilyfuneralhome.com