Lois Rumsey

Wednesday, December 24, 2008
Lois Rumsey

Lois Winifred Rumsey, 95, of Mountain Home, died Friday, Dec. 19, 2008, at a care center in Mountain Home.

At her request, no services will be held. Cremation was under the direction of Rost Funeral Home, McMurtrey Chapel.

Lois Rumsey was born on March 24, 1913, in Roundup, Mont., to Joe and Buelah Ertle. She had one younger sister. While a small child the family moved to central California. She attended schools in Modesto, Calif., and she graduated from Modesto High School.

Lois married Howard Jay Rumsey in 1938 and they had one son, James Howard Rumsey. In Modesto, Howard and Lois owned and operated the Rumsey's Tent and Awning Company for many years. In 1973, they moved to Caldwell, Idaho, to be nearer their son and grandchildren.

Lois is survived by: her son, Jim, and his wife, Elaine Rumsey; two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Howard, and her sister.