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Lois Juanita Purkhiser

September 9, 1932 — February 28, 2017

Lois Juanita Purkhiser, 84 years young, West Baden Springs, Indiana entered into eternal rest on February 28th, 2017 at Springs Valley Meadows in French Lick, Indiana.

She was born in Sidney, Ohio on September 9th, 1932 to Richard Davis and Anna (Keack) Davis.

Lois married Paul Purkhiser on August 24th, 1952 and he preceded her in death on December 27th, 1968.

She was also preceded in death by her parents, (1) Grandson – John Paul Underhill, (1) Brother, (3) Sisters, (1) Son -in-law – Kenny Underhill and (1) Daughter-in-law – Carolyn Purkhiser.

Lois retired from the French Lick Springs Hotel where she worked in housekeeping.

She is survived by:

(1) Son Paul Purkhiser, Jr. (Lisa) West Baden Springs, Indiana

(4) Daughters Carolyn L. Underhill French Lick, Indiana
Paula Evans (Jimmie Joe) Mooresville, Indiana
Judy Prow (Ed) French Lick, Indiana
Dee Skaggs (Paul) West Baden Springs, Indiana

(1) Sister Phyllis Gibson Ohio

(13) Grandchildren (16) Great-Grandchildren (3) Great-Great-Grandchildren

The Funeral Ceremony will be conducted by Pastor Craig Chesnut on Friday, March 3rd, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at the Brosmer-Kemple Chapel. Burial will follow at the Mount Lebanon Cemetery in French Lick.

Friends may call on Thursday, March 2nd, 2017 from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the Brosmer-Kemple Chapel and again on Friday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to Springs Valley Meadows Activities, 447 Hwy 145, French Lick, Indiana or Mount Lebanon Cemetery, c/o Wayne Ferguson, 9715 State Rd 56, French Lick, Indiana.

Arrangements are in the care of Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Service, 9640 W. State Rd. 56 French Lick, In. 47432. Condolences may be made on our Facebook page at Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Home or at our website –
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Service Schedule

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Thursday, March 2, 2017

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Funeral Ceremony

Friday, March 3, 2017

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