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JOLIET - Lois Lee Larson Ovitt, 66, left us for the Lord on April 2, 2002. She was born May 26, 1935, in Victor, to Carl and Amy Larson.

Lois married Ralph Ovitt on April 12, 1953. They made their home in Dillon, Dixon and Joliet. They also lived in Japan, where Ralph served in the Air Force.

She will always be remembered for her community work. Lois was very active in the Fromberg Methodist Church, UMW, helped organize the building of the Joliet Community Center, VFW, Carbon County Health Association, and over the years, numerous civic organizations and activities.

Her greatest joys in her life were her family, music, flowers and playing the organ for her church.

Surviving relatives are her loving husband, Ralph; daughters, Cheryl (Doug) Morigeau of Dixon, Sandi Ovitt of Ravalli, Laurel Ovitt of Whitehall, Kathie Ovitt of Park City; sons, Mike Ovitt of Tucson, Ariz., and Mary (Cindy) Ovitt of Joliet; one brother, Lloyd Larson of Drummond; and one sister, Sharon Larson of Juneau, Alaska. Lois was blessed with 15 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren, as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Her parents and two brothers preceded her in death.

She will be missed greatly by all.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, April 6, at 2 p.m. at the Wesleyan Church in Joliet.

Memorials and donations may be made to the Fromberg United Methodist Church or the Joliet Community Center. Dahl Funeral Chapel of Red Lodge is in charge of arrangements.

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