Lois Ruth Peltier Grier, 91, passed away January 6th, 2023, at home. Lois was born in Auburn, Michigan on March 19th, 1931, to George and Martha (Marquart) Peltier. The family bought a farm in the Pine River area when Lois was two years old. Lois grew up on this farm and was active in FFA. After High School she attended Mercy School of Nursing. She married Jack Grier on September 25th, 1954. They lived in Mount Pleasant while Jack attended CMU and Lois worked as an RN in Mt. Pleasant and Midland. After Jack graduated, they returned to Standish and raised their three children. Lois will be remembered for her willingness to help anyone in need.
She is survived by her children: Janice (Tom) of Standish, Mark (Sandy) of Linwood and Alan (Shana) of Prosperity, S.C. and six grandchildren, Kaitlyn, Nansi (TJ), Miguel, Sergio, Chandler and Collin. She is also survived by her sister Carolyn and brother and sister-in-law Jim and Margaret Grier.
Lois was predeceased in death by her husband Jack, Sisters: Nancy, Jean, and her brother Bob.
Funeral services for Lois will be Saturday, January 14, 2023, at 11:00 am from the Lee-Ramsay Standish Chapel with Deacon Gary Patelski presiding. Family will greet friends at the funeral home on Friday, January 13, 2023, from 4:00 to 8:00 pm and on Saturday, January 14, 2023, from 10:00 am until the time of the service.
Our thanks and gratitude to our Ascension at Home nurse, Frieda. Her time with us was brief but the comfort and advice was immeasurable.