Lois Mae Flood, age 94 of Mountain Iron, died Saturday, April 17, 2021 at the Essential Health Virginia Hospital. She was born in Superior on September 28, 1926, the daughter of Walter F. and Ruby C. (Peterson) Beck. Lois grew up in Duluth and graduated from Duluth Central High School, and the Duluth Business College. She married Robert E. “Bob” Flood in Duluth on Oct. 21, 1950 and they moved to Virginia. She worked for Lambert Industries, was a homemaker, was an Avon Lady, was a secretary for the Midway school, and worked for Norwest Bank and Wells Fargo in their operations center. Lois was a member of Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Virginia, the Red Hatters Club, and Lois Club. She enjoyed, taking walks, RVing, playing cards, and wintering in Okeechobee, Florida. Lois cherished time spent with her family, especially at the cabin on Whiteface.
Lois is survived by her children: Joanne (David) Laughton of Mt. Iron, and Timothy Flood of Mt. Iron; grandchildren: Jim (Kim) Arrowood, Sara (Jim) Hipple, Dave (Lori) Laughton, and Tenille (Tom) Olds-Booth; great-grandchildren: Sean, Amy, Emma, Lainey, Austin, and Kacey; sisters-in-law Dorothy Beck of Duluth, and Jean Flood of Duluth; numerous nieces, nephews, and extended family and friends. Lois will be fondly remembered for her laughs, smiles, the twinkle in her blue eyes, and being sweet as a peach.
She is preceded in death by her parents; husband: Bob, brother: Donald Beck, great-grandson: Jacob, brother-in-law: Pat Flood, and sisters-in-law: Marge Anderson and Virginia Ettinger.
The funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 24, 2021 at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Virginia. Visitation will continue one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will be in the mausoleum at Sunrise Memorial Park in Duluth.
Family services provided by Bauman-Cron, A Bauman Family Funeral Home of Virginia. To leave a remembrance of Lois online, see www.baumanfunerahome.com.
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