Lois Overy Bluemel


Our loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, Lois Louise Bluemel, returned to her heavenly father on Thursday, Sept. 14. She was born Nov. 2, 1942, to William “Bill” Overy and Thelma Mae Dexter Overy, in Rock Springs.

She grew up in Superior, where she attended school and graduated in 1961. After that, she attended secretarial school at Idaho State University in Pocatello, Idaho. Her favorite occupation was being a wife, mother and grandmother.

She married Gary Clezie in Pocatello, Idaho, and had two children, Cynthia and Derek. They were later divorced.

She married the love of her life, Glenn Bluemel, on July 3, 1974, in Pocatello, Idaho, and they were later sealed in the Salt Lake Temple. She was a faithful member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served in many callings.

She is survived by her children and stepchildren: Cynthia (Layne) Viereck, Derek (Danielle) Bluemel, Melissa Bendixen (Jason Richardson), Glenna (Alex) Mckinley, Selma (Josh) Johnson, Roy (Margaret) Bluemel, Bryan Bluemel, Wendy (Dave) Coon, Kyle (Dee) Bluemel and Cory Bluemel; 26 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; sisters, Billie (Martin) Hansen, Susan Murphy and Arlene Watterson; and her brother-in-law, Jack Edwards.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Glenn; her parents; sister, Thelma Edwards; stepdaughter, Melanie; stepson, Milton Glenn; and a great-granddaughter.

Her family would like to extend special thanks to The Auberge Assisted Living and Bristol Hospice.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 22, at the Harrisville 1st Ward, 435 W. Harrisville Rd., Harrisville, Utah. Viewings will be held at the church on Thursday, Sept. 21, from 6-8 p.m., and Friday from 9:40-10:40 a.m. Interment, Ben Lomond Cemetery, No. Ogden, Utah. Arrangements entrusted to Myers Mortuary in Ogden, Utah.

Lois’ service will be recorded and added to her obituary page at www.myers-mortuary.com later in the day.