Lois K. Scott, 70, of Epworth, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019 at her home in Epworth, with family by her side, after a long battle with cancer.
Friends and relatives of Lois may call from 9-11 a.m. Saturday, March 9, 2019 at the Reiff Funeral Home in Epworth.
A Memorial Service for Lois will be held at 11:30 a.m., Saturday, March 9, 2019 at Reiff Funeral Home in Epworth, with Pastor Stephanie Schlimm presiding.
She was born Feb. 7, 1949 in Cascade, daughter of Clarence “Shorty” and Hazel (Behrends) Breitbach. She graduated from Western Dubuque High School in Epworth. On Oct. 23, 1967 she was united in marriage to Rick C. Scott in Asbury.
Lois enjoyed time with her family and friends, especially playing cards with her siblings. Her true passion was playing Bingo. She was also a huge Yankees and Cubs baseball fan. Lois worked as a CNA at Heritage Manor in Asbury, for 22 years.
She is survived by her husband, Rick Scott, of Epworth; two daughters, Dawn (Brad) Patterson, of Asbury, Valerie Lehmann, of Epworth; one son, David (Fiancé, Julie) Scott, of Dubuque; six grandchildren, Beth (Chad) Harwick, Matt Brandenburg, Evan and Eli Scott, Devin Coyle and Ethan Yeager; two great-grandchildren, Kylee and Carsyn Harwick; one brother, Gerald Breitbach, of Cascade; two sisters, Vickie (Stu Hetherington) Holub, of Mesa, Ariz. and Sharon Meyer, of East Dubuque, Ill.; two sisters-in-law, Tyris (Bob) Cummings, of Basco, Ill. and Tonja (Tony) Inman, of Kansas City, MO.
She is preceded in death by her parents; her sister, Shirley Keating; sister-in-law, Connie Breitbach; mother and father-in-law, Wayne “Rusty” and Jeanne Scott; two brothers-in-law, Ronald Scott and Raymond (Connie) Scott.
A huge thank you from the family goes out to Dr. Christine Holm and the Mercy Oncology Department. Also a special thank you to the staff at Hospice of Dubuque, especially Amy M. and Jennie.
Online condolence may be sent to the family at www.reifffuneralhomeinc.com