Lois Odenweller, 92 years old, passed away at her home surrounded by family in the earlyevening on November 30, 2022. She lived long and well and repeatedly told us that she lovedthe life she lived - I was blessed with a wonderful life, don't cry for me. Just weeks ago, she wason the golf course with her much loved Chix with Sticks group. When asked her secret to livingso well, she would reply "just say yes". So much spirit, that one!\n\nLois grew up Michigan, the middle sister of five plus her younger brother. She attended schoolin Ypsilanti and soon after met the love of her life, Joe, while stopping for a soda on the wayhome from the movies. Their seventy years together was a real love story. They moved toBirmingham and raised nine noisy children together. Lois was a "doer". You rarely caught herstanding still. She constantly took on projects from upholstery to wallpaper to cub scout leaderto building bonfires at their cabin in northern Michigan.\n\nLois and Joe spent their later years in Louisiana, Florida and Arizona. In addition to her family,she loved to play bridge (Sapphire Life Master) and golf. She treasured the community of hergreat many friends.\n\nShe is survived by her nine children; Laura Holochwost (Alan), Linda Perry (David), JoeOdenweller (Fae), Sharon Gillam (Chuck), Mary Roberts (Jack), Rich Odenweller (Kathe), CharlesOdenweller, Bob Odenweller (Terri), Jeff Odenweller (John); 19 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; and her siblings Betty Wilkins, Barbara Ford and Lyle Marushak.\n\nFuneral Mass will be held on Saturday January 28, 2023, 10 am at St Mark the EvangelistCatholic Church, 2727 W Tangerine Rd Oro Valley, AZ followed by a celebration of her lifeluncheon (details to follow).\n\nThere are no gallery images.