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March 10, 1919 â€” July 1, 2014
Lois E. Sleighter, 95, of Columbia City, passed away at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 1, 2014, at her home.
Born March 10, 1919, in Fort Wayne, she was the daughter of Thurman G. and Nellie I. (Birtwhistle) Busz.
She was a resident of Pierceton her entire life until moving in with her daughter five years ago. She attended Monroe High School.
She was a machine operator at Whitley Products, Pierceton for 36 years, retiring in 1982. She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary in Pierceton.
Surviving relatives include her daughter, Karen S. (Charles) Levitz of Columbia City; sister, Ada Finken of Pierceton; and grandsons, Charles, IV and Barry Levitz.
She was preceded in death by her parents and six siblings.
A memorial service will be held at a later date. Arrangements are made with DeMoney-Grimes, a Life Story Funeral Home, 600 Countryside Dr., Columbia City.
Visit www.demoneygrimes.com to send family condolences or sign the guest register book.