Lois Jean (Turk) Griswold

December 15, 1928 ~ September 22, 2021 (age 92)


A Memorial Service for Lois Jean Griswold, 92, formerly of Sun City, Arizona will be held at a later date with a private family service in Shelby, Iowa. She died on Wednesday, September 22, 2021 at Faith Regional Health Services in Norfolk.  Home for Funerals is in charge of the arrangements.

Lois J. Griswold, daughter of Harry and Goldie (Shotwell) Turk was born at home on December 15, 1928 in Shelby, Iowa. She graduated from Shelby High School in 1947. After graduation she worked for Union Pacific Railroad in Omaha, Nebraska.

Lois married Leland Reed on Oct­­ober 29, 1949 and lived in Shelby, Iowa where they were blessed with 2 children, Steve Reed and Sheryl (Reed) Reasor. They moved to Norfolk in 1964 where she worked at St. Regis Paper Company until her retirement. She relocated to Sun City, Arizona in 1986 and married Stephen Griswold on January 20, 1993.  She moved back to Norfolk in 2019 residing at The Meadows Senior Living in Norfolk.

Lois loved reading, visiting, square dancing, helping at her church, doing crossword puzzles, joking around, getting her hair fixed, nightly phone calls and spending time with her family, and of course her coffee. Her contagious laughter and nightly conversations will be greatly missed.

Lois is survived by her son Steve (Linda) Reed of Norfolk and daughter Sheryl Reasor of Buckeye, Arizona; grandson Jason (Danielle) Fischer and great grand-daughter Jillian Fischer of Norfolk; siblings Donnie Turk of Council Bluffs, Iowa, Shirley Schuster of Juneau, Wisconsin, and sister-in-law Millie (Turk) Smith of Omaha, Nebraska.

Lois was preceded in death by her parents, late husbands Leland Reed and Stephen Griswold, her sister Judy Todd, brothers Dale Turk and Gerry Turk, brother-in-law Charles Schuster, and sister-in-law Kathy Turk.



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