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In Memorium


Lois Metz

Lois Lunt Olsen Metz, age 97, passed away January 1, 2004 in Nephi, Utah. She was born August 25, 1906 in Nephi to George William and Rosie Ettie Morgan Lunt. She married Joseph Leo Olsen. They were later divorced. She married LeRoy Metz February 22, 1960. He preceded her in death.

She graduated from Nephi High School in 1925 and in 1931 she graduated from Utah Agricultural College in Logan. She taught school in Nevada and California, retiring from the California School System. She was an accomplished pianist and played for silent movies in Nephi, Nephi's dance band, college dance bands and traveled the state playing with her distinct style. She wrote and published many children's books, short stories, school songbooks, operetta and dance books.

She is survived by many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by two sisters and five brothers, George Aphius, Aleta Pearl, Algegra, Charles Rodger, Eugene, Alma Edward and Morgan William.

Funeral services were held January 6, 2004 at the Anderson Funeral Home in Nephi. Interment in Vine Bluff Cemetery Nephi, Utah.