Lois A. Langfritz

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Oct. 12, 1938 — Nov. 11, 2018

Lois A. Langfritz, 80, of Spirit Lake, formerly of Eldora, passed away Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018, at Iowa Methodist Hospital in Des Moines. Mass of Christian Burial was Friday, Nov. 16, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Eldora. Interment was at the St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery in Eldora. A memorial has been established. The Anderson Funeral Homes of Conrad has been entrusted with arrangements. Online condolences may be sent to andersonfhs.com.

Lois was born Oct. 12, 1938, to Leo and Margaret (Gendron) Rodenborn in Fort Dodge. She graduated from St. Edmunds High School in Fort Dodge. Lois attended Iowa Central Community College. She was united in marriage to Roger Langfritz on Aug. 5, 1961. After their marriage, Roger and Lois relocated to Eldora. Roger died April 11, 1986. After Roger's death, Lois made her home in Spirit Lake. Lois was employed with Danbom's Lakeside Engineering in Milford for 31 years as the office manager. She was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Eldora. Lois had a love of dancing and taught tap dance, ballet, and gymnastics in her home. She was a loving and dedicated mother and grandmother. Her ideal vacation was traveling many miles to Conrad and Ankeny to take in her grandchildren's sporting and school events. Her kids and grandchildren were her world and were all she needed to live a happy and fulfilled life.

Lois will be missed by her three children: Margaret "Margie" (Todd) Button of Eldora, Mark Langfritz of Spirit Lake, Diane "Dee Dee" (Eric) Boike of Ankeny; four grandchildren: Tate (Hunter) Button, Jacob (Mariah) Button, Kylee Button, Derek Boike; a great grandson, Beau Button; a sister Michelle (Kurt Brune) Rodenborn of Rolling Hills, California; a brother, John Rodenborn of Jacksonville, Florida, and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Roger; her parents; two sisters: Delores Madson, Margaret Smith; and a brother, Leo Rodenborn, Jr.

A celebration of life for Lois will be held the summer of 2019 at Lake Okoboji.