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Lois Ann (Groth) Hass

August 28, 1932 ~ May 17, 2018 (age 85)

Lois Ann Hass, age 85, was called home in her sleep Thursday, May 17, 2018 at Saint Anne Extended Healthcare, Winona, MN.

Lois was born August 28, 1932 to Frank and Ellen (Swenson) Groth.  She graduated from WSHS. She married Robert Hass April 7, 1951.

Along with working at 1st National Bank, Watkins, and Ridgeway School as a janitor for many years, she worked along-side her husband farming and helped him with countless wood working projects, as many gifts were made for countless special people.

She is survived by her daughters: Sandy Zaugg, Mary (Ken) Stampka, Marlene (Dean) Schmidt.  Grandchildren Ryan (Colleen), Nikki (Barney), Alex, Russel (Kerry), Michael, Renee (James), Robert (Molly), Travis, Deanna (Adam), Matthew (Jordan). Great-grandchildren Heather, Ashley, Makia, Jada, Taylor, Robert, Cecillia, Alyssa, Abby, Joshua, Harmony, Ella, Miles, Connor, Jackson, Claire, Brayden, Audrienna and Brooklyn.  And 7 Great-great grandchildren.  Brother Donald (Karen) Groth, and sister-in-law Donna Groth, and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, her brother Robert Groth, and a great grandson Ryan.

Funeral services will be at 3 p.m., Monday, May 21, 2018 at St. Luke’s Ev. Lutheran Church, Pickwick, MN, with Pastor James Nelson officiating. The burial will be at Bush Cemetery in Ridgeway. Visitation from 1:30 p.m. to time of service and lunch to follow burial.

Pallbearers are Steve Groth, Dan Groth, Scott Groth, Makia Durham, Travis Stampka, and Mike Beardsley.

Memorials may be directed to St. Luke’s Ev. Lutheran Church, 24799 Trout Street, Winona, MN 55987.

Services entrusted to Fawcett Junker Funeral Home and Crematory, Winona, MN and Fountain City, WI.   Words of sympathy or remembrance may be left at

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