February 13, 1926 - October 20, 2018
Lois J. Eygabroad, 92, lifelong resident of Aurora passed away peacefully on Saturday, October 20, 2018. Lois was born on February 13, 1926 to Philip Schalz Sr. and Anastasia Heitkotter Schalz. Lois graduated from West Aurora High School and Stephens College and later married William Eygabroad on November 22, 1951. She and Bill were part owners of the Ace Hardware on Lake Street that opened on November 15, 1956. She spent much of her retired life helping and caring for others. One of her passions in life was coupon cutting for anybody and everybody. She also loved spending time with family and sporting events. She is survived by nephews Phil (Patti) Schalz, Bill (Robin) Schalz, and nieces Kate (Jack) Sickles, and Gretchen Knapp; twelve great nieces and nephews; four great great nieces and nephews; and along with numerous cousins and Susan Debeljak, the daughter she never had. Lois was preceded in death by her husband William on October 2, 1964; her parents; brother Philip; sister Elaine (Lanny); sisters-in-law Lois Wegman Schalz and Carol Hartman Schalz; a nephew David and niece Mary. Funeral Mass will be held Saturday, October 27, 2018 at St. Rita of Cascia Church at 10:30am. Msgr. Robert Willhite will officiate. Interment will be private. Lois will lie in state at St. Rita of Cascia Church on Saturday morning, October 27, 2018 from 9:00am until the funeral hour at 10:30am. Arrangements were handled by THE DALEIDEN MORTUARY, 220 N. Lake St., Aurora, 630-631-5500. Please visit our interactive website at www.daleidenmortuary.com where you may leave condolences for Lois’ family. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Lois’ memory to Marmion Academy or St. Rita of Cascia Church. The family would like to thank the staff at Alden Gardens of Waterford for their care of Lois over her later years. A special thanks to cousin Peggy Lentz for all the special care she gave Lois.
Lois J. Eygabroad, 92, lifelong resident of Aurora passed away peacefully on Saturday, October 20, 2018. Lois was born on February 13, 1926 to Philip Schalz Sr. and Anastasia Heitkotter Schalz. Lois graduated from West Aurora High School and... View Obituary & Service Information
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