DesCarpentrie, Lois


Died: June 15, 2012

Eureka- Lois DesCarpentrie, 90, of Eureka, IL formerly of Roanoke, IL passed away at 6:03 pm on Friday, June 15, 2012 at the Apostolic Christian Home of Eureka where she was a resident. She was born on September 24, 1921 in Roanoke, IL a daughter of Benjamin and Otilla Schumacher Fehr. She married LloydDesCarpentrie on March 23, 1942 in Palmyra, MO. He passed away on April 5, 1961.

Surviving are three sons, Lloyd (Julie) DesCarpentrie of Hancock, VT; Russ (Jane) DesCarpentrie of Secor, IL; Stan (Jane) DesCarpentrie of Eureka, IL; one brother, Bill Fehr of Roanoke, IL; one sister, Bena Mae Rocke of Eureka, IL; seven grandchildren, and twenty-two great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers, Isaac, Edward, and Benjamin Fehr; and one sister, Doris Gingrich.

Lois worked as a secretary for the Roanoke-Benson Unit District #60 at Sowers Elementary School for over 20 years.

Lois was a member of the Roanoke Apostolic Christian Church where funeral services will be held at 10:00 am on Wednesday, June 20, 2012. Church ministers will officiate. Visitation will be held from 6-8 pm on Tuesday evening at the Knapp-Johnson-Harris Funeral Home in Roanoke and from 9-9:45 am before the service at the church on Wednesday. Burial will be in the Roanoke Apostolic Christian Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Roanoke or Eureka Apostolic Christian Homes. Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Ruestman Harris Funeral

508 S Main St
Eureka, IL
Phone: (309) 467-2423