Lois “Mimi” Eileen Stauffer

Godfrey | Monday, March 30 2015

Lois “Mimi” Eileen Stauffer, 95, passed away at 2:45 am, Monday, March 30, 2015 at United Methodist Village in Godfrey surrounded by her family.

She was born in Greenville, IL on March 1, 1920, the daughter of the late William Bryan & Grace A. (Hunter) Evans surrounded by her family.

She married Maurice E. Stauffer in Greenville on December 24, 1938. He passed away on April 8, 2012.

Lois was a member of the Main Street United Methodist Church in Alton for over 70 years, being very involved with church activities.  She was a Brownie & Girl Scout Leader, involved with the PTA and Home Bureau.  Her greatest love was spending time with her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren.

She is survived by two daughters; Shirley and her spouse Tom Hentrich of Godfrey, IL and Carole Cross of Alton, six grandchildren; Lisa (David) Berghoff, Bart (Dena) Hentrich, Craig (Lisa) Hentrich, Chad (Juanita) Cross, Kathy Peters and Richard (Belinda) Cross, nine great grandchildren; Kristen and Eric Berghoff, Lynsey and Luke Hentrich, Abbey, Sam and Nate Hentrich and Alex and Dylan Cross and one Brother Eugene Evans of Calf.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a son-in-law Charles Cross, a sister-in-law, Dorothy Evans and father-in-law and mother-in-law Arthur & Goldie Stauffer.

Visitation will be from 10 am until time of service at 11:30 am on Thursday, April 2, 2015 at Elias, Kallal & Schaaf Funeral Home in Alton, IL. Pastor Debra Hoertel will officiate.

Burial will follow at Valhalla Memorial Park in Godfrey, Il.

In Lue of flowers memorials may be directed to the Main Street United Methodist Church (Encounter Group) or BJC Hospice.

Online condolences and guest book may be found at

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Elias, Kallal & Schaaf Funeral Home

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