Lois Hansen Metheny
Oct. 13, 2011
Lois Hansen Metheny, 83, of Lake Winnebago, MO, passed away on
October 11, 2011 at the home.
A celebration of her life will be held at a time and place to be announced.
Lois was born November 13, 1927 in Manitowoc, WI, the daughter of Delmar and
Vera Pfefferkorn Hansen. She was a 1945 graduate of Lincoln High School in
Manitowoc and attended Park College in Parkville, MO, where she met her
husband of 62 years, Dave Metheny.
A resident of the Lee's Summit (MO) area since 1948, Lois was active
in numerous groups and organizations, was the founder of "Lois's Ladies,"
and was the gifted creator of a variety of arts and crafts. She also was a
number one fan of her two musical sons, Mike and Pat, and she set the
gold standard for wives and mothers everywhere.
Survivors include her husband Dave, sons Mike and Pat, daughter-in-law
Latifa, grandchildren Nicolas, Jeffrey and Maya, and numerous nieces and
nephews. Lois's sister Marilyn Hansen Berkedal preceded her in 1980.
Above and beyond everything else, Lois was adored by those who had the
pleasure of getting to know this fine lady and who were fortunate enough
to enjoy her good company and radiant smile. Hers was a life that touched
many others and was lived to the fullest.
Donations in honor of Lois Metheny can be made to the Metheny Music
Foundation, PO Box 7004, Lee's Summit, MO 64064.