Lois Ann Goulet
Lois Ann Goulet, age 83 of Lakeview passed away on Monday, April 14, 2014 at her home. Lois was born on May 19, 1930, in Mt. Pleasant, the daughter of Edmund and Minnie (Hobbs) O’Brien. She graduated with the class of 1947 from Sacred Heart in Mt. Pleasant.
On June 10, 1950, she married George Goulet at Sacred Heart in Mt. Pleasant. George and Lois have been life time members of the St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church in Lakeview. Lois was employed by Chase Realty, Lakeview Medical Clinic, Lakeview Family Chiropractors and volunteered with Hospice out of Big Rapids. Lois enjoyed gardening, sewing, crocheting, bird and squirrel watching and spending time with her great-grandkids.
Lois is survived by her husband of 63+ years, George; their children: Kathy (Steve) Hoeksema of Mt. Pleasant , Larry Goulet of Coral, Karen Goulet of Muskegon, Marilyn Goulet of Grand Rapids, Theresa Goulet of Grand Blanc, George (Linda) Goulet of Rochester Hills and Lois (Matt) Federau of Oswego, Illinois; 18 grandchildren: E.J. (Marie) Jonaitis, Nathan Jonaitis, Gretchen Cole, Heidi (Bill) Helmer, Sarah Clark, Rachel Shirley, Lauren Shirley, Katie Postema, Emily Audette, Andrew (Raelle) Audette, Samantha, Jenny and Angie Goulet and Adam, Hannah, Alex, Gabe and Preston Federau; 13 great-grandchildren: Thadius, Noah, Cassie, Betsy, Leo and Oliver Jonaitis, Vaughn and Grant Helmer, Andrea Audette, CeCe and Georgia Cole, Kianna Day and Violeta Rodriquez; three brothers: Jerry, John and Pat O’Brien; four sisters: Mary Donna Graham, Theresa Gross, Barb Ley and Sue Soto; and numerous nieces, nephews and friends.
Lois was preceded in death by her parents, Edmund and Minnie; four brothers: Martin, Mike, Bill and Jim and a sister, Jean Voisin.
A funeral service will be held on Friday, April 18 at 10 a.m. at Brigham Funeral Chapel, 9977 W. Howard-City Edmore Road, Lakeview. The family will welcome extended family and friends at a visitation on Thursday, April 17, 2014 from 4 to 7 p.m. also at the Brigham Funeral Chapel in Lakeview, with a Rosary at 7 p.m.
Memorial contributions in Lois’ name may be made payable to Hospice of Big Rapids, 400 Perry Avenue, Big Rapids, Michigan 49307.
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