Lois T. Haubein
Lois Elaine (Tonjes) Haubein, 96, of Prairie Village, Kansas, passed away on Sunday, September 2, 2018 at Brighton Gardens, Prairie Village, Kansas.
Lois was born July 11, 1922, at Fort Dodge, Iowa, to Gerd and Hermine (Graalmann) Tonjes. At an early age she moved with her parents to Carthage, Missouri. She graduated from Carthage High School in 1940.
In 1942, she graduated from Joplin Junior College, now Missouri Southern State University. Following graduation, she was employed by Central National Bank in Carthage, now the United Missouri Bank. She married Arden Haubein, of Lockwood, Missouri, at Faith Lutheran Church in Carthage on December 29, 1948. After living in Springfield, Missouri, for 16 years, they moved to Prairie Village, Kansas, where Arden was employed by the Meyer Lumber Company.
On the death of her husband in 2006, Lois moved to Overland Park Place in Overland Park, Kansas. Lois was a member of Trinity Luther Church, Mission, Kansas.
She is survived by her brother, Robert Tonjes and his wife, Lorraine, of Overland Park; a sister-in-law, Pamela Tonjes, of Tyler, Texas; seven nieces and nephews and many grandnieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years; her parents; a sister, Dorothea Hickey, Overland Park, Kansas; and two brothers, Donald Tonjes, Springfield, Illinois, and Richard Tonjes, Tyler, Texas.
Funeral services were held Saturday, September 8, 2018, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Mission, Kansas. Burial was inthe Emmanuel Lutheran Cemetery at Meinert, Missouri.
The family suggest memorial contributions be made to The Lutheran Hour Ministries or to Trinity Lutheran Church Foundation in care of the church. Online condolences may be expressed at www.amosfamily.com.
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