Lois M. (Gordon) Ladd


Lois Madonna (Gordon) Ladd, 84, died Thursday, July 2, 2020, at Gundersen Tri-County Hospital in Whitehall.

Lois was born May 8, 1936, at the family home in Cleghorn, the daughter of John and Anna Belle (Henning) Gordon. She attended Eleva schools. Lois went to the University of Southern Mississippi, becoming an OBGYN nurse and had a masters degree in Midwifery.

She married Joseph Logie of Michigan where they had five children, but later divorced. Later, she married Clifton Ladd of Biloxi, MS. Clifton preceded her in death in ’96.

Lois worked for the United States Indian Health Services, delivering babies at several reservations throughout the U.S. In 25 years, she delivered over 800 babies. Lois retired in 2000, and moved back to the Eleva area to be closer to family.

Lois loved fishing, shooting pool and dancing. She believed in Jesus and now rests in his arms.

She is survived by her daughter, Carol Logie (Steve Kadera) of Whitehall; sons: Gerald Logie (Donna) of Oak Creek; Joseph Logie (Adeline) of Jacksonville, FL.; John Logie (Donna) of D’lberville, MS.; along with many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and beloved nieces and nephews.

Lois was preceded in death by her parents, John and Anna Belle (Henning) Gordon; husband, Clifton Ladd; son, Jeffrey Logie; sisters: Vivian and Peggy; brothers: Art, John and Eddie.

Memorial services will be held Saturday, July 18, 2020, at 2:00 p.m., at Kjentvet-Smith Funeral Home in Eleva with Pastor Sam Starns officiating. The service will be lived-streamed for those that are unable to attend. Contact Carol for further details. Burial will follow at the Eleva Cemetery. To express online condolences, visit obituaries at www.kjentvet-smithfuneral

In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to Apple Pregnancy Care Center, 2600 Stein Blvd.; Physics Lab, Eau Claire, WI 54701; P: 715-834-5254, or online at https://www.friendsof

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