Lois Gater

Thursday, June 21, 2012

Lois Louise Welker Gater, 69, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, June 20, 2012, at her home.

She was born July 7, 1942, in Cape Girardeau, to Jacob Benton and Evelyn Emma Flowers Welker. She and Donald L. Gater were married April 24, 1972, in Cape Girardeau. He preceded her in death Dec. 6, 1992.

Lois was a residential painter in Harahan, La., 16 years, and enjoyed crafts.

She is survived by a brother, Jacob Robert Welker; and a niece, Connie Young, both of Cape Girardeau.

She was preceded in death by two sisters.

Friends may call from 9 to 9:45 a.m. Friday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home.

A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. at Fairmount Cemetery, with the Rev. Donny Ford officiating.

Online condolences may be made at www.fordandsonsfuneralhome.com.