Lois Elaine Dent, 82, passed away Wednesday (July 29, 2009) in McPherson.

The family will receive friends from 4 to 5 p.m. Sunday at Danner Funeral Home, 501 N. Buckeye in Abilene.Graveside service will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Bethlehem Lutheran Cemetery east of Enterprise, with Father Henry Baxa officiating.


Lois Elaine Dent, 82, passed away Wednesday (July 29, 2009) in McPherson.

She was born on Oct. 13, 1926, in Enterprise, the daughter of Arvid and Vera (Book) Lind.

She grew to womanhood in Enterprise, attending Pleasant Hill Elementary School and graduating from Enterprise High School with the class of 1943. Most of her adult life was spent in McPherson, where she was later a partner in Alberts Heating, Plumbing and Electrical for 12 years before retiring in 1990. Lois was a member of the VFW Auxiliary, the American Legion and St. Joseph Catholic Church, all in McPherson.

Survivors include two sons, Rodger Dent of Tacoma, Wash., and Dean Dent of McPherson; sister, Margie Simone of McPherson; brother, Wayne Lind of Yuma, Ariz.; seven grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and companion, Betty Allen of McPherson.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Marvin Lind.

The family will receive friends from 4 to 5 p.m. Sunday at Danner Funeral Home, 501 N. Buckeye in Abilene.

Graveside service will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Bethlehem Lutheran Cemetery east of Enterprise, with Father Henry Baxa officiating.