Lois Blisseck | 1925-2018

Published Wednesday, August 8, 2018

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Lois (Skinner) Blisseck, 93, died Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018.

Lois was born on Feb. 17, 1925, to Jesse James and Vera Ella Skinner.

Lois grew up on an island in Florida with her two brothers, Thomas James (TJ) and Fred, and her sister, Willie Lee. She left Florida at the age of 17 when she met Joseph Leo Blisseck in 1942. They were married for 61 years at the time of his death in 2004. After their wedding, she became a homemaker, a military wife and eventually a mother.

After the military years, Lois and Joe settled in North Texas, and remained in the area for the rest of their lives.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her siblings; her husband; daughter Marie Thompson; and grandchildren Molly and Joe Binom Thompson.

She is survived by her children, Joseph Jr. and Toni Blisseck, Margaret (Peggy) and Chan Horne, Patricia (Patty) and Pat Muskevitsch and Theresa and Bill Owens; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

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