Lois Chain, 79

Lois Sue Chain, 79, of Wabash, Indiana, died at 3:17 am, Friday, Dec. 29, 2017, at Miller's Merry Manor East in Wabash. 

She was born March 23, 1938, in VanLear, Ky., to Eugene and Opal (Collins) Fields.

Lois married Willard Henry Chain in Richvalley, Indiana on Feb. 8, 1986; he died Sept. 17, 2017.  She retired from General Tire in Wabash after 30-plus years. She enjoyed her family, shopping, and traveling. 

She is survived by three children, Sheila (Bill) Sluss of Wabash, Vicki (Scott) Pennington of Urbana,  and James (Melissa) Chain of Wabash; four step-children, Michael Chain of Osprey, Fla., Ronald (Lori) Chain of Lafayette, La., Scott (Michelle) Chain of Sedona, Ariz., and Giuliana (Lance) Dettman of Palm Harbor, Fla., eight grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren, and her sister, Emmalou (Charlie) Daniels of Wabash. 

She was also preceded in death by her parents, grandson Franklin Pennington, sister, Cleda Mae DeHart, and two brothers, Herschel Ray Fields, and Ronald Dean Fields.

Funeral services will be 10:30 am Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2017, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash, with Pastor Tim Prater and Pastor Charlie Easterday officiating.  Burial will be in Friends Cemetery, Wabash.  Friends may call 2-8 pm Tuesday, at the funeral home.

Preferred memorial is Miller's Merry Manor Activity Fund.
The memorial guest book for Lois may be signed at


Posted on 2018 Jan 02