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Lois S. Wohlever - Jackson

May 3, 1934 ~ November 1, 2021 (age 87)


    Lois (Schmitz) Wohlever Jackson


   Lois (Schmitz) Wohlever Jackson, 87, of Oberlin, passed away unexpectedly on November 1, 2021.

    Lois cherished her family, her husband, Charles W. Jackson, whom she married in September of 1999, her son, Leon D. Wohlever, Jr.,(Tonya), grandsons, Todd and Aidan, daughter, Linda M. Baker (David), granddaughters, Elizabeth and Christina, step daughters Debora Jackson, Sandra(Jackson) Fide (Jeff), Laurie (Jackson) Dodig (Ron), Nancy (Jackson) Pierce (Jay), 11 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren, her brother(in-law), Michael (Charlotte) Wohlever and many nieces and nephews.

   She was preceded in death by her parents, Henry and Margaret (Youngless) Schmitz, her first husband of 35 years, Leon (Lonnie) Wohlever, Sr., her 2 brothers, Henry and Joseph Schmitz, her sisters, Margaret S. Tingler, Florence Schmitz, Dorothy (Nedwick) Kreutzer, and Beatrice Bucholz.

   Lois was born and raised in Oberlin, and continued to call it home her entire life. She was a lifelong member of Sacred Heart Church, a proud graduate of Oberlin Schools and worked for many years at Oberlin College before starting her family.

   She loved spending time with her family and friends, helping others (both young and old), hunting for bargains at garage sales and traveling.

   Visitation will be held at Cowling Funeral Home, in Oberlin on Monday, November 8th from 5 – 7 p.m. and a service will be held on Tuesday, November 9th at 10:00 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Oberlin, with Father David Trask officiating. Masks are recommended.

   In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Oberlin, Ohio. Memories can be shared at 

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November 8, 2021

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Cowling Funeral Home Inc.
228 S. Main St.
Oberlin, Ohio 44074

Funeral Mass
November 9, 2021

10:00 AM
Sacred Heart Catholic Church

Oberlin, Ohio

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