Lois Mason

Lois I. Mason, 76, of Central City, died at Long Term Care in Central City on Sunday, August 3, 2014. Memorial services will be Wednesday, Aug. 6 at 11 a.m. at the chapel of Solt Funeral Home in Central City with Rev. Janet Burgel officiating. Burial will be in the Central City Cemetery. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.soltfh.com.
 Lois Ilene was born on August 13, 1938, in Central City to August Roumpf, Jr. and Eva Ilene Kuhn Roumpf. She grew up in the Central City and Clarks area, completing her education at Clarks High School.  On November 10, 1956, Lois was united in marriage to Larry L. Mason. They made their home in the Grand Island, Chapman and Central City communities. Lois worked at the Ordinance Plant in Grand Island, she cooked for several area restaurants including the Round Table, Doc’s and Patty’s Pub all in Central City; Red Horse Buffet and the Wrangler both in Chapman and she worked with her daughter, Kayln, at the Double K Cafe in Clarks. Lois also did seasonal work at Schank’s Mink Farm for many years.  Larry died on December 6, 2011, and Lois lived in her home until moving to Cottonwood Estates in November of 2013.
 Lois was a member of the United Methodist Church and the Eagle’s Club. She enjoyed shooting pool, playing cards, dice and softball. She followed horse racing, demolition derby and all sports, especially the Cornhuskers. Lois’ greatest love was for her family and the time she spent with them.
Survivors include her children, Kirk and Krissy Mason of Portland, Ore.; Kerry and Mitch Price of Wood River; Kayln and Carl Shively of Clarks; Kathy and Rick Davidson of Grand Island; Kevin and Jan Mason of Aurora; Kristie and Tom Granfield of Hoskins; Karla and Jim Jensen of Polk; and Kelly and Denise Mason of Aurora; 28 grandchildren; 47 great grandchildren and she was anticipating the birth of two more; three brothers - Monte and Betty Roumpf of Des Moines, Iowa; Kenneth and Lana Roumpf of Nebraska City; and Danny and Jackie Roumpf of Crawford.
 Preceding Lois in death were her husband; her daughter, Kim Shively in 2009; two grandsons, Zach Pavlik and Doug Mason; granddaughter,  Ashlee Grimes; her parents; a sister, Sharon Burger and an infant sister, Willa.

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