Lois Mae Riley, age 92, of McHenry, died Monday, December 1, 2014, at JourneyCare Hospice in Woodstock.
She was born August 3, 1922 in St.Cloud, Minnesota to Nels A. and Lilly (Gumtow) Nelson.
Lois was a longtime resident of McHenry. For the majority of her lifetime, she was a dedicated homemaker who loved taking care of her family. She was also employed for many years in the shipping/receiving department of the former Brake Parts (now Dana Corporation) in McHenry.
Lois was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church in McHenry.
Survivors include a daughter, Patricia (Jerry) Bear and two sons, Robert Riley and Michael Riley; four grandchildren, Melissa, Eric, Sharlene, and Laurie; and a great-daughter, Courtney.
In addition to her parents, Lois was preceded in death by her husband, Dr. Robert Riley; two brothers, Raymond and Bud, and a sister, Dorothy.
Services were private.
Her family suggests memorials to JourneyCare Foundation, 405 Lake Zurich Road, Barrington, IL 60010, or to St. Patrick Church for the Prayer Garden, 3500 W. Washington Street, McHenry, IL 60050.
Arrangements were entrusted to Justen Funeral Home & Crematory, 3700 W. Charles J. Miller Road, McHenry, IL 60050.
For information, please call the funeral home at 815-385-2400, or visit www.justenfh.com, where friends may leave an on-line condolence message for her family.