Lois Faye Shewmaker

Jul 8, 1926 - Aug 13, 2014


 Lois Shewmaker passed away peacefully on August 13, 2014 with her family at her side.  Lois was born the youngest of 4 children on July 8, 1926 in Fort Wayne, Indiana.  She is survived by her husband, Bruce, of 67 years; her children, David Shewmaker, Lucinda Kristic and Michelle Kim; eight grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren.

Lois and Bruce moved to Sacramento from Ohio in 1956.  Lois was always involved in her children’s school activities and 4-H.  She was known for her incredible Christmas cookies that she would spend weeks preparing and generously give to neighbors, friends and family.  She enjoyed playing bridge and began playing tennis later in life.  She continued tennis into her 80’s and had multiple trophies celebrating her tennis accomplishments.

Lois’ life was marked by her service to her family, community and those around her. She instilled these qualities into her children and will forever be remembered for her kindness, generosity and love for her family.

At her request there will be no services and the inurnment will be private.

Arrangements by East Lawn Elk Grove Mortuary

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