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God be with you till we meet again; By his counsel guide_ uphold


									Lois Joy Zupanik was born November 20, 1927
in Baker, MT the daughter of Samuel J. and Daisy
(Croninger) Barkley. She grew up on the family farm
south of Baker, attending country school at Willard,
and graduated from Baker High School in 1945. She
then attended the University of Montana in Missoula.
On November 20, 1948, she married Albert Klauzer in
Baker. To this union Deb, Bernice, Wade and Jean were
born. They lived on a ranch north of Mill Iron in Carter
County where they raised cattle, Shetland ponies, and
quarter-horses. Lois rode by horse back and taught at the
nearby Hilmont country school for a while. In 1962,
Lois and her children moved to Baker and cared for
her father until his death in 1965. She and the children
then moved to Terry, MT where Lois worked in the                      God be with you
ASCS Office and raised her children there until 1973.
She cherished these memorable years of her children’s        till we meet again; By his counsel
school activities and living on the hobby farm on the                guide, uphold you,
hill outside of Terry with their assorted farm animals,      With his sheep securely fold you:
pets and her large garden. On January 28, 1968, Lois
married Ted Zupanik of the Baker area in Lewistown,                   God be with you
MT. From Terry, they moved to Ted’s ranch south of                   till we meet again.
Baker in Carter County in 1973. Ted passed away in
May of 1974. Lois stayed on the ranch until 1985, when
she moved into Baker to live and take care of her mother,   God be with you till we meet again;
Daisy. They both enjoyed the company of Frosty, their                 When life’s perils
feisty peach Pomeranian. Daisy passed away in March
of 1992, at the age of 100. Lois was a true country
                                                             thick confound you, Put his arms
gal who enjoyed living in the Mill Iron country area                unfailing round you:
living and working on the ranch tending the livestock.                God be with you
She also enjoyed the Webster and Mill Iron country
card parties and gathering; making ceramics; and most                till we meet again.
recently, the many friendships of the Quality Personal
Care staff and residents since 2004. Lois is survived
by her children, Deb (Dan Finken) Kosbab, Apache
Junction, AZ, Bernice (Tom) Buckingham, Brainerd,
MN, Wade Klauzer, Baker, MT and Jean (Brad)
Culver, Princeton, MN; a sister-in-law, Bea Barkley,
Baker, MT; 8 grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren and
numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in
death by her parents, Samuel and Daisy, her husband,
Ted, her children’s father, Albert Klauzer, and two
brothers, Eber Barkley in infancy and Cleo Barkley.
                                       Lois Zupanik
                                                FUNERAL SERVICE
                                      Friday, September 12, 2008 11:00 a.m.
                                              Stevenson Funeral Home
                                                  Baker, Montana

                                             Pastor Sheldon Sorenson

                                                Friendship Rose
                                               How Great Thou Art
   God looked around his garden
                                                 Rock of Ages
   And he found an empty place
He then looked down upon his earth
       And saw your tired face.                   PALLBEARERS
    He put his arms around you       Kally Kosbab         Kelsey Buckingham
        And lifted you to rest       Cassidy Dorr              Justin Klauzer
  God’s garden must be beautiful     Kylan Klauzer             Korissa Culver
      He always takes the best.      Jared Culver               Jalyn Klauzer
  He know that you were suffering    Tom Buckingham               Brad Culver
      He knew you were in pain                      Dan Finken
   He knew that you would never
       Get well on earth again.                  INTERMENT
 He saw the road was getting rough            Bonnievale Cemetery
  And the hills are hard to climb.
                                                Baker, Montana
  So he closed your weary eyelids,
  And whispered “Peace be Thine”
   It broke our hearts to lose you            ARRANGEMENTS BY
         But didn’t go alone                 Stevenson Funeral Home
    For part of us went with you                 Baker, Montana
   The day God called you home.
                                        Lunch will be served at the Lakeview
 Lovingly Missed By Her Children,    Baptist Church following Graveside Service.
          Grandchildren                         Everyone is Welcome.
      & Great-Grandchildren

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