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Lois Adele Calderwood Johannsen ’50

Lois Adele Calderwood Johannsen ’50, December 25, 2008, in Urbana, Illinois. Lois attended Reed for a year, later earning a bachelor's degree in English literature from the University of Washington. In 1949, she married Robert W. Johannsen ’48; they had a daughter and son. Lois devoted her life to her family, including serving as adviser and proofreader for Robert's many academic publications. She volunteered at the University of Illinois library; was an election judge for the Democratic Party; and enjoyed reading, gardening, discussing politics, and a good round of golf. Survivors include her husband, children, four grandchildren; and her brother, Robert B. Calderwood ’46.

Appeared in Reed magazine: August 2009

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