Lois Elaine Brown

Lois Elaine Brown, nee Ganschow, 89, of Sarasota, Fla., formerly of Hinsdale passed away peacefully Oct. 21, 2022.

She grew up in Walnut and attended the University of Illinois, where she was a member of Theta Upsilon Sorority. Lois loved reading, golf, travel and, most of all, spending time with family and friends. She was an active member of Hinsdale Golf Club, Laurel Oak Country Club and Church of the Palms in Sarasota.

All who knew her will miss her warm smile, and are thankful to have been a part of her life.

She is survived by her husband of 69 years, Bob; her daughters, Jean (Jeff) Gallagher, Lisa (Frank) Benages, and Nancy Brown; her five grandchildren, Katie (Matt) Gold, Kristen (Eric) Moravcik, Carolyn (Kyle) Dress, Dan (Rosie) Gallagher and Kerry Gallagher; and her six great-grandchildren, Camryn and Jack Gold, Sadie and Mason Moravcik, Jonah Gallagher and Hallie Dress.

Burial was private. A memorial service will be scheduled at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Evans Scholars Foundation, 2501 Patriot Blvd., Glenview, IL 60026; or to a charity of choice.