Obituary: Lois Draper Brashear Oct. 13, 2015


Lois Draper Brashear passed away October 13, 2015 at the age of 93. She was the daughter of Clarence and Leah Draper. 

Lois married Robert Brashear October 12, 1942. They moved to Los Alamos in 1962. After raising her children she worked for LANL as a buyer. She was active in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and served in many capacities there. She was a great cook and loved playing cards with her family.

Lois was preceded in death by her husband Bob, her loving parents and two sisters. She is survived by her five children, Warren Brashear (Melody), Adrian Betts (Ken), Gayle Burns (Dean), Michelle Lauenstein, and Rod Brashear (Marcella); 14 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren.

The family wishes to thank Meredith Fullman of Home Instead; David, Jeff and the staff at Tres Hermanas Assisted Living and Hospice de La Luz for their love and care.

Services will be held Monday, October 19, 2015 at Church of Jesus Christ of LDS, 1967 18th St. in Los Alamos, N.M. Viewing will be at 10:00 am and funeral service will be at 11:00 am. Interment will follow at Guaje Pines Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers please make a donation to your favorite charity. Berardinelli Family Funeral Service, 505.984.8600,