Lois Severson, 88, of Seaside, Ore. passed away peacefully in her sleep Sunday, February 17, 2013. Lois was born May 9, 1924, in Burley, Idaho.

In April of 1946 she married Bruce Severson, of Grand Forks, N.D. They had three children, Mark, Randy and Pamela. Lois loved to quilt, sew, collect antiques, read mystery novels, travel, cook and entertain. Her home was always open to friends and family.

She is survived by two children, Randy Severson and Pamela Royes; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by son, Mark; husband, Bruce; and companion, Merle Howard.

Her inurnment will be at the Eagle Point National Cemetery in Eagle Point, Ore. next to her husband of 50 years, Bruce. Memorial contributions may be made to the Seaside Public Library, Seaside, Ore.