Lois Lael Bowcut Hoskins


Lois Lael Bowcut Hoskins
MALAD – Lois Lael Bowcutt Hoskins, 68, Malad, died Tuesday, January 8, 1985, at her home of heart failure.
She was born November 23, 1916, in Malad to Frederick James and Sarah Pearl Richards Bowcutt. She received her education in Malad and was graduated from Malad High School. She was a lifetime Malad resident. She married Ezra Reeves Hoskins on October 7, 1936, in Malad. The marriage was later solemnized in the Logan LDS Temple on February 15, 1968. She was a volunteer worker in the American Cancer Society for 25 years and was officially recognized for her dedication.
She was a member of the LDS Church and served as a Relief Society teacher, a Primary teacher and librarian. She was an excellent seamstress. She also enjoyed’ traveling and the outdoors.
She is survived by her husband, Malad; one son, Fredrick Ezra Hoskins, Pocatello; one daughter, Mrs. Darrell (Sarabell) Taylor, Winnemucca, Nevada; seven grandchildren; and one sister, Mrs. Ovelear Bowcutt Waldron, Malad. She was preceded in death by an infant son. Funeral services were held Saturday, January 12, 1985, at 1:00 p.m. at the Malad First Ward Chapel. Bishop Sheldon Jensen officiated. Casket bearers were Bob Christopherson, Tory Christopherson, Rick Hoskins, Bruce Riddle, Fred Waldron, and Tom McKinney. Honorary casket bearers were II Lt. Troy L. Taylor, Shayne Hoskins and Wade Christopherson. The family prayer was offered by Bill Thompson.
Brent Winward gave the invocation, after which, Iris Blaisdell gave her life sketch.
A song, “I Need Thee Every Hour,” was then sung by Carolyn Ward and Jill Blaisdell. Sheldon Jensen then spoke, followed by a vocal, “Somewhere My Love”, sung by Connie Budge. Rick Griffiths offered remarks after which Bishop Gordon Crowther gave the benediction.
Accompanist during the service was Myra Jean John. Concluding services were at the Malad City Cemetery. Fred Hoskins offered the Dedicatory Prayer. Compassionate services and care of flowers were by the First Ward Relief Society, Velda Morgan, president.

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