Lois C. Mattei, 85, of Eveleth died on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 with her sons by her side. She was born on August 28, 1933 in Eveleth to Roland and Rose Baumgartner. Lois graduated from Eveleth High School, class of 1951. While in high school, she was a drum majorette with the marching band and active in other school activities. She went on to graduate from Duluth Business University and was schooled with Ethan-Allen in interior design. Lois worked in sales and interior design at Sagen’s Furniture, Siegel’s Furniture and Robert’s Furniture.
Lois was baptized, confirmed, and married at Trinity Lutheran Church in Virginia. She was united in marriage to Vincent L. Mattei on June 25, 1955.
She is survived by her sons, Mark (Teresa) Mattei of Farmington and Kurt (Catherine) Mattei of Wrenshall; grandchildren, Megan, Ashley and Joshua; a sister, Jayne Baumgartner of Grand Rapids, MN; a brother, Roger Baumgartner of Virginia, MN; and many nieces and nephews.
Lois was preceded in death by her husband, Vincent, on September 19, 2016.
A memorial service will be held at 1:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Virginia. Pastor Bradley Felix will officiate. Inurnment will be in Eveleth Cemetery at a later date. Arrangements are entrusted to Cron-Sheehy Funeral Home, Eveleth.