Date of BirthApril 19, 1931

Lolita E. Engebretson Obituary

Date of BirthApril 19, 1931

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Date of DeathJuly 15, 2017

Lolita E. Engebretson Obituary

from orange, Wisconsin, United States

Engebretson, Lolita E.Lolita E. Engebretson, age 86, of Stevens Point, passed away peacefully, after a very short illness on July 15, 2017 at St Clare's Hospital in Weston, WI with her family at her side. Lolita was born on April 19, 1931 to the late Grant and Gladys (Fletcher) Langton in Stevens Point, WI. She grew up in the Stevens Point area, attended the local grade schools, and graduated from P.J. Jacobs High School. She attended Mid State Tech College with an emphasis in clerical work.In her earlier years, Lolita worked as a telephone operator. She later became employed at the University of Stevens Point as a secretary in the chemistry department. In addition to working fulltime, Lolita raised three boys on her own. With her brothers and sister-in-laws, she helped build a family campground on the family farmland in Plover, WI. For years, family and friends would meet at the campground to enjoy time together, fellowship, and creating memories. Lolita's true passions in life were her family, friends, flower gardens, knitting, and enjoyment of music; especially music performed by family members. In her spare time, Lolita enjoyed keeping active within her church. She also relished cheering on the Brewers and Packers. Lolita enjoyed special trips stateside and abroad with her family and fiancée, Carroll. She especially enjoyed spending winters in Orange Beach, AL. Survivors include her children, Rick (Barb) and Jim (Michelle); grandchildren, Aimee, Rory, and Eric; great grandson, Braydon; and many nieces and nephews and extended family members.She is preceded in death by her parents; son, Mark; and Carroll Tilton.A Funeral Service will be held 11:00 a.m., Saturday, July 22, 2017 at Boston Funeral Home. A time of visitation and sharing of memories will be held prior at the funeral home from 9:00 a.m. until the time of service at 11:00 a.m. Interment will be held in Forest Cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers, please make memorials contributions to the Boys and Girls Club of Stevens Point. Online condolences may be made to www.bostonfuneralhome.net. Lolita will be dearly missed by her family and friends.