Lois Eileen Carpenter born July 27, 1927 in Harlem Springs, Ohio passed away April 20, 2012 in Valparaiso, Indiana. She was preceded in death by her parents Ralph and Ethel (Algeo) Ray, husband Denzil Carpenter, daughter Bonnie Carpenter, and son Bill Carpenter. Lois is survived by children Carolyn Beagle, Larry (Judy) Carpenter, Donna (Garen) McVay, Jon (Jennifer) Carpenter. She is also survived by many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews. A private family ceremony will be held for Lois in Ohio at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to the VNA Hospice in Valparaiso, IN.