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Lois J Cormany

May 13, 1933 — December 11, 2021

Lois J. Cormany, age 88, of Columbia City, IN, passed away at 9:54 pm on Saturday December 11, 2021, at Visiting Nurse Hospice Home, Fort Wayne.  Born on May 13, 1933, in Columbia City, she was the daughter of Edward and Arlene (Gregory) Krider.

Lois grew up in Thorncreek Township and graduated from Columbia City High School with the Class of 1951.  On November 22, 1952, she married Thomas Cormany at Troy Presbyterian Church.  Lois was a homemaker and also worked for the Whitley County Health Department for 25 years.

Lois was a member of Collins United Methodist Church Women’s Group and also played the piano there for many years.  She was a unique and gentle soul that was very faithful and involved in her church. In addition, Lois was a member of Whitley County Extension Homemakers and Gideon’s Auxiliary.

Survivors include her children, Kathy (Richard) Studebaker, Columbia City, Jody (George) Gaerte, Columbia City, Lori (Ron) Dunn, Larwill and Jim (Cindy) Cormany, Columbia City; 11 grandchildren and 22 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Thomas Cormany, and son in law, Bill Monesmith.

Friends may call on Friday, December 17, 2021, from 2:00-7:00 pm at DeMoney-Grimes Funeral Home, 600 Countryside Drive, Columbia City.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, December 18, 2021, at 10:00 am at the funeral home with calling one hour prior to service.

Burial will follow in Riverview Cemetery, Churubusco.

Memorial contributions in memory of Lois may be made to Gideon’s International, Collins United Methodist Church, or Visiting Nurse & Hospice Home.

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