Archive for Monday, January 18, 1993


January 18, 1993


— Services for Willo Minnie Lobb, 89, McLouth, will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at McLouth United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Donald A. Powell officiating. Burial will be in McLouth Cemetery.

She died Sunday, Jan. 17, 1993, at her home. She was born June 14, 1903, in McLouth, the daughter of William T. and Minnie Knight Edmonds.

A graduate of Winchester School in Winchester, she was matron of the former Fairview Nursing Home in Oskaloosa for 10 years.

She was a former member of the Oskaloosa United Methodist Church and a member of the McLouth United Methodist Church. She also belonged to the former Edmonds Evangelical United Brothers Ladies Aid, and was a member of McLouth United Methodist Women.

She married Ray Lobb on Sept. 1, 1923, in Leavenworth. He died Oct. 20, 1960.

Survivors include three sons, Richard Lobb, McLouth, and Philip Lobb and Tom Lobb, both of Tonganoxie; three daughters, Esther Schwinn and Ruby Harwood, both of McLouth, and Shirley Kiefer, Dallas Center, Iowa; two brothers, Adair Edmonds, Oskaloosa, and William Edmonds, McLouth; 17 grandchildren; and 27 great-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials to the McLouth United Methodist Church or to the Jefferson County Home Health Agency, in care of Hampton-Barrett Funeral Home of Oskaloosa.

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