57 3rd Street SW
Plainview, MN 55964
115 South Ave.
Eyota, MN 55934
Lois LaQua, 95, of Plainview died January 22, 2020, at Green Prairie
Rehabilitation Center in Plainview. Lois was born November 27, 1924 in
Milton Township, Dodge County to Charles and Elsie (Mattenklodt) Shay.
She graduated from Rochester High School in 1942. On September 12,
1946 she married Robert LaQua at Conception in the parish house. They
lived and farmed near Theilman and then moved to Plainview in the early
1950’s. Lois was a longtime employee at the Plainview News and loved being
involved with Plainview activities. She was an avid gardener. Her flower and
vegetable gardens were enjoyed by all in the neighborhood. Lois was an
active member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Plainview. She enjoyed
bowling and listening to music.
She is survived by a Niece, Diana Turner; Nephews, David Mason, Dana
Garett and Jeffrey Turner. Lois was preceded in death by her husband
Robert, parents and 2 sisters; Mary Jane Mason and Ruth Schoenrock.
Funeral service is Monday, January 27, 11:00 a.m. at Immanuel Lutheran
Church in Plainview with Pastor Phil Augustine officiating. Burial is at
Greenwood Cemetery in Plainview. Visitation is Monday, one hour prior to
the service at the church.
Memorials are preferred to Immanuel Lutheran Church.