Lois Irene Axelson passed away on October 9, 2018, at the Rooks County Health Center in Plainville, Kansas, at the age of 82. She was born on May 4, 1936 in Cottonwood Falls, Kansas to the late Riley and Wanetta (Hulett) Storment. Lois grew up in Hays where she attended and completed tenth grade at Hays High School. On April 10, 1954 she was united in marriage to Robert Axelson at the Baptist Church in Codell, Kansas. To this union five children were born: Sherry, David, Rick, Robert, and Steven.
In her earlier years, Lois used her sewing skills to make and sell costumes out of her home. She was also a manager of Grandma’s Kitchen and owner of Turkville’s Bar and Grill. Lois was an avid Kansas City Chief’s fan and loved to play games with her grandchildren. She was not only lucky in love with her friends and family, but she also enjoyed trying her luck at gambling as she was an Elite Level Prairie Band Casino gambler.
Lois is survived by her sons David Axelson and wife Susan of Parachute, CO, Rick Axelson and wife Sheryln of Plainville, KS, and Robert Axelson and wife Lisa of Midlothian, TX; daughter Sherry Meitler and late husband Dean of Plainville, KS; sisters Kay Wadley of Little Rock, AR, Lucreta Cunningham of Wilson, KS, and Sue Storment and husband Charlie of Colorado Springs, CO; brothers Donnie Storment and wife Rose of Miami, OK, Danny Storment and wife Barbara of Parsons, KS, Barry Storment of Hutchinson, KS, and Sonny Storment and wife Jean of Amarillo, TX; thirteen grandchildren; and twenty-eight great-grandchildren.
Preceding Lois in death are her parents; husband Robert Axelson; son Steven Axelson; brothers Gene Storment and Jay Storment; sister Eunice Airhart; granddaughter, Megan Axelson; and son-in-law Dean Meitler.
Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, October 13, 2018, at 10:30 A.M. at the Christian Church in Plainville. Burial will follow in the Plainville Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday, 2:00 until 8:00 P.M. with the family receiving friends 6:00 to 7:00 P.M. at Plumer-Overlease Funeral Home in Plainville. Memorials are suggested to the Rooks County Health Care Foundation and may be sent in care of Plumer-Overlease Funeral Home, 320 SW 2nd, Plainville, KS 67663.