Lois Irene Lay, 92, of Boise and formerly of Union, died Sunday in Boise. The funeral will begin at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Ginger Creek LDS ward 11918 W. Ustick Road in Boise. Viewing will be from 9 to 9:45 a.m. before the service. A graveside service will begin at 3 p.m. Wednesday at the Union Cemetery.
Mrs. Lay was born June 14, 1914, to Charlie Lewis Deardorff and Minnie Meyer in Baker City. She graduated from Baker High School, and married Guild Duel Lay April 1, 1938. They lived on a ranch near Medical Springs until selling the ranch and moving to Union in the early 1970s.
After open-heart surgery on her 87th birthday she moved to Boise to live with her son.
She joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Oct. 16, 1969. She received her temple endowments on July 6, 1982, in the Seattle temple.
Survivors include her sons Denzel of Chicago and Charles Hindman and his wife Jeanette of Boise; seven grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren and other relatives.
The Observer Online, Obituaries for the week ending July 22, 2006 – Published: July 27, 2006