Lois Ann Bidwell, 82

Lois Ann Bidwell, 82, of Wabash, died at 5:34 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020 at Miller's Merry Manor East in Wabash.  She was born on March 21, 1938 in Huntington to the late Albert Jr. and Gladys Evelyn (Hasty) Sands.

Lois married Francis Bidwell on Oct. 29, 1961, in Huntington, he died Nov. 13, 2006. She worked for the Huntington County Tab, and was a member of the First Church of God in Wabash. Lois loved people and had a smile for everyone that would see her. She loved her family and granddaughters, singing, and also sang on WOWO. 

She is survived by three children, Janet Bidwell, Jeff Bidwell, and Jean Ann (Mike) Lauer all of Wabash; and two granddaughters, Shae (Adam Kidikas) Lauer of Noblesville, and Bailey Lauer of Wabash.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Arlen Sands; and two sisters, Rhea Zickafoose and Phyllis Baker.

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Avenue, Wabash, with Brian Chamberlain officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Lawns Cemetery, Wabash.  Friends may call 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

Preferred memorials are First Church of God or Wabash County Cancer Society.

The memorial guest book for Lois may be signed at

Posted on 2020 Oct 02