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Lois R. Volla

April 12, 1933 ~ January 6, 2022 (age 88)


Utica/Stoughton- Lois R. Volla, age 88, passed away peacefully at her home on Thursday, January 6, 2022 after a yearlong battle with cancer.  She was born in Stoughton on April 12, 1933, the second of six children to James and Myrinda Obrecht.  Lois graduated from Stoughton High School in 1951.  On February 28, 1953 she married Russell Volla.  Together they enjoyed spending time with family and friends, and their time at the cabin on Lake Loretta.  Lois enjoyed entertaining, especially for holidays and family gatherings, and made a mean Brandy Old Fashioned.  For many years Sunday mornings were family check in days, which affectionately became known as Sunday School.  Lois attended all of her grandchildren’s activities and spoke very highly of each of them.  She had a quick wit and a great sense of humor.  Lois will be missed and is lovingly survived by her family, including daughter, Susie Olson; son, Ron Volla; two granddaughters, Amy (Dean) Slark and Lindsay (Dustin) Klemp; five great grandchildren, Cole, Kylie and Gavin Slark, Brody and Grant Klemp; sisters, Frances Nesbit and Sharon Dalsoren (James) Lunde; brother-in-law, Jack Lyon; many nieces and nephews; and friends.  She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; three siblings, James (Doris), Richard, and Mary Lyon; brothers-in-law, Richard Nesbit and Arnold Dalsoren.  Family services will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, January 22, 2022 at West Koshkonong Lutheran Church, 1911 Koshkonong Road, Stoughton, with Rev. Eric Bakken officiating.  Burial will follow in West Koshkonong Cemetery.  Services will be livestreamed using this link: https://event.forgetmenotceremonies.com/ceremony?c=70506a5e-874d-4b30-819c-34ec1a4f5d1f.  Friends and relatives are invited to a luncheon reception at Nora Tavern, following the burial.  A special thank you to Melinda, Julie and Londa for keeping Lois comfortable in her home, to Dr. Quale and Dr. Mullvain from SSM Health, and to Agrace and Heartland Hospice. 

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Luncheon Reception
January 22, 2022

12:30 PM
Nora's II Tavern
1843 U.S. HWY 12/18
Deerfield, Wisconsin 53531

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