Lois Marie Robb, 79, of Moline, formerly of Geneseo, died on Tuesday, Nove. 13, 2018, at the University of Iowa Hospital in Iowa City. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 19 at First Congregational Church in Moline. Reverend Michael Schwartz will officiate. Private burial will follow at Oakwood Cemetery in Geneseo. Visitation will take place on Sunday, Nov. 18, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Vandemore Funeral Home & Crematory, Geneseo Chapel, additional visitation will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at the church, prior to the funeral service on Monday. Memorials may be directed to the Lois Robb Memorial Fund.

Lois Marie Robb, 79, of Moline, formerly of Geneseo, died on Tuesday, Nove. 13, 2018, at the University of Iowa Hospital in Iowa City. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 19 at First Congregational Church in Moline. Reverend Michael Schwartz will officiate. Private burial will follow at Oakwood Cemetery in Geneseo. Visitation will take place on Sunday, Nov. 18, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Vandemore Funeral Home & Crematory, Geneseo Chapel, additional visitation will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at the church, prior to the funeral service on Monday. Memorials may be directed to the Lois Robb Memorial Fund.

Lois was born on Nov. 27, 1938, the daughter of George and Luella (Goerne) Gahm in Streator. She graduated from Streator High School and received her degree in nursing at Methodist School of Nursing in Peoria. Lois was united in marriage to James W. Robb on March 31, 1959. They later divorced and James preceded her in death in 2004. Lois was a nurse at the Brokaw Hospital in Bloomington-Normal. In 1976, Lois and the family moved to Geneseo and became a nurse at the Family Medical Association, as well as working part-time at Hammond-Henry Hospital, retiring after 30 years. During her time in school, Lois was very proud to have been a part of the Streator High School Synchronized Swimming Team! She is a long-time member of Tops and Red Hat Society. She enjoyed dancing, sewing, and spending time in her flower garden. Lois loved spending time traveling with her long-time companion, Larry. She will be very missed by her beloved cat Molly.

Those left to cherish her memory include her daughters; Susan Clary, of Morrison, Sheri (Dave) Emmert, of Sycamore, and Sally ( John) Heggeland, of Naperville, nine grandchildren, her brother, Richard Gahm, of Hamilton Ohio, and sister, Elsie VonKerens, of Lockport. Lois is also survived by her fiancé, Larry Gillam, of Moline. Lois was preceded in death by her parents, George and Luella.