Obituary – Lois Despain

Last Updated on July 28th, 2017

Written by Kendra Tillman

Lois Despain, 64, of Cherry, passed away on Wednesday, July 26, 2017 in St. Margaret’s Hospital, Spring Valley.

Private services will be held at a later date. Arrangements are through the Fiocchi Funeral Home, Cherry. Private online condolences may be left for the family at

Lois was born on July 8, 1953 in Spring Valley to Herman and Mary (Bellettini) Hahn. She was a graduate of Hall High School. She had worked for Caterpillar until retirement. She married Richard Despain on January 30, 1987 in Cherry.

She is survived by: her husband, Richard Despain of Cherry; her son, David Despain of Cherry; her step-daughter, Kathy Despain of Mississippi; her step-son, John Despain of Ladd; 4 grandchildren; her brother, Alan (Judy) Hahn of Cherry; and her sister Shirley (Richard) Bernabei of Tennessee.

She was preceded in death by: Her parents