Lois Kash
by TP staff
Sep 06, 2012 | 1052 views | 1 1 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Services will be Sept. 15 for Lois Kash, a 25-year Tracy resident, who died Aug. 19 at her home. Her 100th birthday would have been Monday, Sept. 10.

Born Sept. 10, 1912, in Duluth, Minn., to Polish immigrants, Ms. Kash attended beautician school in Duluth after graduating from high school. She worked 18 years as a hairdresser in New York and Los Angeles, 10 years with a family that helped missionaries in India and 10 years as a home health-care nurse.

Ms. Kash moved to Tracy in 1987 to join her younger sister. She became a member of the First Baptist Church and the church’s Women’s Missionary Fellowship.

She sailed to Europe in 1950 with her sister on a Youth for Christ cruise; cruised through the Panama Canal; and traveled to Hawaii in her 90s, jet-skiing at age 92.

She is survived by two nephews, Stephen Wampler, and his wife, Betty, of Tracy, and David Wampler, and his wife, Pam, of Manteca.

Preceding her in death were her sister, Freda Wampler; and parents, Edward and Tillie Kashinski.

The memorial service will begin at 11 a.m. Sept. 15 at the First Baptist Church, 1935 Holly Drive.

Contributions in Ms. Kash’s name may be sent to the late Dr. J. Vernon McGee’s radio program, Thru the Bible Radio Network, P.O. Box 7100, Pasadena, CA 91109 or www.ttb.org.

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September 08, 2012
There is more to Aunt Lois's (aka Elsie Kashinski) family than mentioned in the obituary. She was preceded in death by her sister Martha, who died in 1951, her eldest sister Crystal Jones, who died in 1998, her brother, Ewald Kass, who died in 1999, and two nieces Marilyn and Barbara Jones of Minnesota. She is also survived by her brother's children, VeDonna Feld of Aurora, Colorado; Virginia Kruse Rudolph, of South St. Paul,Minnesota; and Edward Kass of Solon Springs, Wisconsin.

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