Lois McCormick, 95 of Aledo, died Friday, January 17, 2020 at Genesis Medical Center, Aledo. Memorial services will be held on Tuesday, January 21st at 2 PM at Speer Funeral Home, Aledo. Visitation is one hour prior to services. Private burial will be in Muscatine Memorial Park Cemetery at a later date. Memorials may be made to Mercer County Relay for Life. Condolences may be left at speerfuneralhome.com.

Lois Marie was born on October 15, 1924 in New Boston, Illinois to Ed & Ruth M. (Blaisdell) Taylor. She married Everett McCormick on June 28, 1941 in Aledo. He preceded her in death on August 22, 1999.

Lois and Everett farmed in the Illinois City area for many years. She also worked in Maintenance for John Deere. In her spare time, Lois shared her talents in crocheting, sewing alterations and Swedish weaving.

Lois’ memory will be cherished by her daughter: Janet Meinecke of Aledo; Grandchildren: Christopher Eckhardt, Kristin Ensenberger and Teresa (Adam) Curry; great-grandchildren: Hunter, Harrison, Claire, Harriet and Charlie; and a sister, Twila (John) Lynn of Moline. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; a son, C. Curtis McCormick on September 23, 1999 and her sisters: Helen Wagner, Velma Wadhams, LaVon Wadhams and Violet Wadhams.