Lois June Ekstrom

June 23, 1924 - August 11, 2009
Lois June Ekstrom

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Lois June Ekstrom, 85, of Carolina Village in Hendersonville, NC, went to be with the Lord Tuesday evening, August 11, 2009 surrounded by her husband and family.

Born in Chicago, IL, she was the daughter of the late Leo and Emma Anderson Horn. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by an infant daughter, Diane Ekstrom; granddaughter, Janene L. Shaw; and sisters, Ruth Horn, and Gloria Williams.

She and her husband have lived in Henderson County for 30 years. She was a homemaker and member of the First Baptist Church of Hendersonville, where she was involved with missions and served as a dedicated Sunday school teacher.

She is survived by her loving husband of 64 years, Clarence T. Ekstrom of Carolina Village; her children, Carol Lee Stricker of Chicago, IL; Judith Ann Shaw (William) of Russellville, AR; and Paul Clarence Ekstrom (Lori) of Bloomfield Hills, MI; grandchildren, Eric. T. Stricker, Ryan J. Stricker, Russell C. Shaw, and Elizabeth Ekstrom; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at 10 AM Saturday, August 15, 2009 in the Carolina Village Hall. The Reverend Dr. John Rhymer will officiate. The family will receive friends from 7-9 PM Friday, August 14, 2009 at Shuler Funeral Home.

A private interment will be held at a later date at the Western Carolina State Veterans Cemetery

Memorials may be made to CrossWalk, c/o First Baptist Church, 312 5th Ave West, Hendersonville, NC 28739.


Saturday, August 15, 2009
12:00 AM

Carolina Village Hall - Directions
600 Carolina Village Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792

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  • August 15, 2009
    Mildred, Lynda, Alton Connor says:
    With our thoughts, prayers and deepest sympathy in the loss of your precious wife and Mother. She will be missed and we will all miss that sweet smile. May God bless, comfort and strengthen you in the days ahead. In His Love, Mildred, Lynda, Alton

  • August 15, 2009
    George & Betty Hall says:
    Clarence Ekstrom: You and your lovely wife were always very special to us. Our thoughts and Prayers are with you and your family. GOD was in need of another ANGEL and you know where Lois is . GOD BLESS YOU AND YOUR FAKILY. George & Betty Hall

  • August 20, 2009
    Chris & Bob Dutzi says:
    The very first time we met Lois & Clarence, we really enjoyed them. They loved their roles as parents & grandparents for their family. Each of them brought special gifts to their family. Lois believed in natural foods & healing,a benevolent God, & a glorious future for her husband, children, & grandchildren. Her work is done here. May she rest in peace. Chris & Bob

  • August 28, 2009
    susan novakovich says:
    My deepest love to my Aunt Lois, you will be truly missed. May the Lord bless you and keep you, may the Lord lift up His arms and keep you safe for all eternity. Love you!! Suzy