Lois Marie Gish, 82

Lois Marie Gish, 82, of North Manchester, peacefully passed in the loving arms of Jesus at 1:15 am, Monday, Oct. 4, 2021, at her home. 

She was born on Dec. 8, 1938, in Elkhart County, to Elmer and Meriam (Peters) Comstock.

Lois married Lyle Jay Gish in New Paris, on Dec. 8, 1957; he died November 30, 2020. She was a homemaker and owned

Lois' Sewing and Fabric Center in North Manchester. She was a member of the West Manchester Old German Baptist New Conference. Lois enjoyed sewing and quilting.

She is survived by four sons, Mark (Doretta) Gish of Rossville, Marvin (Debbie) Gish, Myron (Donita) Gish, and Matthew (Heidi) Gish, all of North Manchester; 13 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; sister, Doris (Larry) Long of Silver Lake; and her brother, Elmer Dean (Vicki) Comstock of Wakarusa. 

She was also preceded in death by her parents, and her sister, Carol Blocher Warren.

Funeral services will be 10 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 7, 2021, at West Manchester Old German Baprtist Church New Conference, North Manchester. Burial will be in Old German Baptist Church Cemetery, North Manchester. 

Friends may call 2-5 & 6-8 pm Wednesday, at the church.

Arrangements by Grandstaff-Hentgen Bender Chapel, 207 W. Main St., North Manchester.

The memorial guest book for Lois may be signed at

Posted on 2021 Oct 05