Mrs. Lois M. Heykoop died Thursday afternoon, Feb. 19, 2009.
Lois was born April 21, 1917 in Muskegon Heights, Mich., a daughter of Jack and Alice (Lapham) Cassidy. She had been a Sturgis resident since 1955, coming from Muskegon.
She was employed with Ross Laboratories for 25 years, retiring in 1981.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Joseph Heykoop, on July 14, 1964; and a twin brother, Louis Cassidy.
She is survived by four children, Arnold (Betty) Dougan of Cody, Wyo., Carolyn Dougan of Sturgis, Sharon (Terry Mishler) Dougan of Kalamazoo and Myrna (Steve) Eckert of Fremont; nine grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.
Services will be held noon Tuesday at the Hackman Family Funeral Homes, Hackman Chapel, 114 S. Nottawa St., in Sturgis.
Visitation will be two hours prior to the service at the chapel. Interment will be in Oaklawn Cemetery.
Memorials may be directed to Thurston Woods Village.