Lois Maude Sisco

May 11, 1925 ~ June 25, 2017 (age 92)
Lois M. Sisco, age 92, of Willmar, formerly of the Olivia area, died Sunday afternoon, June 25, at Bethesda Grand Nursing Home in Willmar.

Funeral services will be held at 2 P.M., Thursday, June 29, at Hope Lutheran Church in Sunburg. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Arrangements are with Peterson Brothers Funeral Home in Willmar. (

Lois Maude Sisco was born on May 11, 1925 in Napoleon, North Dakota, the daughter of Peter and Jessie (Hoof) Nord. She grew up in that area and received her education and graduated from Napoleon High School in 1941. On Dec. 17, 1942, she was married to William K. Sisco in Linton, North Dakota and they farmed by Napoleon, Kintyre and Steele, ND. In the early 1960's they moved to Benson, Minnesota. They later moved to Paynesville, Olivia and in 1972 to Grand Island, Nebraska. William and Lois divorced and she returned to Olivia and in 2002 moved into the Bethesda Homes in Willmar.

Lois was a homemaker while on the farm and later worked as a waitress. She enjoyed her waitress jobs at Hobo Joes in Nebraska, The Gateway Truck Stop and the Chatterbox Café in Olivia. She enjoyed cooking for her children and grandchildren, hosting birthday parties, trips to Jackpot with family and friends and at Bethesda, she enjoyed her birds. Lois loved people and enjoyed visiting.

She is survived by one daughter, Darla (and Silas) Hatlestad of Sunburg, eight grandchildren, fourteen great grandchildren, five great great grandchildren, and one sister-in-law, Selma Nord of Napoleon, ND, besides other relatives and friends.

Lois was preceded in death by her parents, former husband, William Sisco, Sr., one son, William Sisco, Jr, two grandsons; Bradley Hatlestad and Rick Stephens, infant granddaughter, Kelly Hoff, great grandson, Jeffrey Hatlestad and one brother, Ray Nord.

Cemetery Details

West Norway Lake Lutheran Cemetery
13380 225th Ave NW
Sunburg, MN, 56289


JUN 29. 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM

Hope Lutheran Church

107 Western Ave. N.

Sunburg, MN, US, 56289

Celebration of Life

JUN 29. 02:00 PM

Hope Lutheran Church

107 Western Ave. N.

Sunburg, MN, US, 56289

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