Lois M. Govert

Lois M. Govert, 77, of Schererville, Indiana passed away Thursday, April 16, 2020, at the Community Hospital in Munster, Indiana.  She was born on October 5, 1942, in La Porte, Indiana to Delmer F. and Nona Lea (Flynn) Oestreich.


Lois retired from the Westville Correctional Facility as a secretary and previously held positions in the school and as a guard.  She was a member of Our Lady of Consolation Catholic Church in Merrillville, Indiana. 


On November 13, 1999, Lois married Joseph Govert who survives.  She was married to her first husband, Alfred Govert who preceded her in death on December 31, 1987. Surviving are her children, Michele (Wayne) Peeples of La Porte, William Govert of Michigan City; stepchildren, Joseph (Donna) Govert of St. John, Indiana, Valerie (Thomas) Laskey of Doylestown, Pennsylvania, Paula (Rick) Gard of Schererville, Indiana; grandchildren, Anthony Peeples, Brandon Peeples, Alyssa Govert, Benjamin Govert, Joseph (Courtney) Govert, Jessica (Kyle DeHaven) Govert, Thomas (Jen) Laskey, Ricky Gard, Rory Gard, Victoria Gard; great-grandchildren, Liam and Rilynn Govert; and brothers, Karl (Sue) Oesteich of La Porte and Bill (Dyana) Oestreich of Crystal River, Florida.


Burial will take place at Pine Lake Cemetery at a later date.  Arrangements have been entrusted to Frank L. Keszei Funeral Home, Essling Chapel, La Porte, Indiana.


Please share prayers, condolences, and memories with the family at Essling Funeral Home.

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