Lois Lorraine (Hoppe) Schanaman

July 31, 1948February 10, 2021

Lois Lorraine Schanaman, 72, of Scottsbluff, Nebraska died Wednesday, February 10, 2021 at UCHealth Poudre Valley Hospital in Fort Collins, Colorado. Visitation will be held Friday, February 19 from 3-4 p.m. with a Celebration of Life Service to follow at 4 p.m. at Dugan Kramer Funeral Home with Pastor Ben Poole officiating. A memorial has been established to Festival of Hope. Online condolences may be left at

Lois was born July 31, 1948 in Scottsbluff, Nebraska to Frank and Etta (Bridge) Hoppe. She was one of 13 children raised in Scotts Bluff County. Lois attended school at Hill Crest. She married Larry Hill and to this union two sons, Calvin and Larry were born.

On May 15th, 1970, she married Edward H. Schanaman. They made their home in Gering, Nebraska. To this union, they completed their family with five children: Janelle, Jeff, Sandra, Valerie and Ashley. Lois was a member of the Eagles and American Legion. She enjoyed her evenings playing Bingo with her friends and family, watching game shows and completing crossword puzzles. Lois's true gift came from the time, effort, and enjoyment she put into raising each of her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She loved spending time with them at home and watching them in their activities and athletics. She was their biggest fan.

Loisโ€™ survivors include: her husband of 50 years, Edward; children Calvin (Peggy) Hill, Larry (Brandi) Hill, Janelle (Jose) De Los Santos, Jeff (Michelle) Schanaman, Sandra (Curt) Boyer, Valerie Rivas, and Ashley Schanaman; siblings, John Hoppe, Loretta Medina, Susan (Larry) Hunt, Vicki (Tony) Hrasky and Peggy (Virgil) Myers; grandchildren, Paula (Jared) Anderson, Terry Hill, Sydney (Nick) Jenkins, Alissa, Kensie, Corey, Chastin, Hayden and Cooper Hill, Sierra, Toby, and Joel De Los Santos, Kourtney, Riley, Abby and Kirby Schanaman, Shelby Schanaman, Dacia, Chelsea and Cameron Boyer, Ethan Rivas, Kyliegh Schanaman and Peyton Weaver; numerous great-grandchildren, extended family and friends.

Lois was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers, five sisters, grandson Tommy Hill, numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nephews, nieces, and friends.


  • Her grandchildren and great-grandchildren whom she adored

  • Festival Of Hope


  • Visitation

    Friday, February 19, 2021

  • A Celebration of Life Service

    Friday, February 19, 2021



Lois Lorraine (Hoppe) Schanaman

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sharron robinson

February 24, 2021

Lois was my friend since we were 14 yrs old. You are loved & missed, RIP my dear friend.

diane marley

February 21, 2021

so sorry for your loss Calvin and family i remember Lois when she was married to my uncle Larry when we would come stay with grandma hill in Lyman so many years ago miss those days.

Boulder & Kathy Ramirez

February 18, 2021

I got to know Lois and Janelle from their weekly visits to Kmart. Our heartfelt condolences to her family during this difficult time. Hugs and prayers ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿผโ™ฅ๏ธ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿผ

Terri Schanaman

February 17, 2021

I remember the first time i met aunt Lois it was at Walmart. She was so friendly and loving made me feel welcome in the family. I will miss her very much. God Bless the family.

Rick Schanaman

February 16, 2021

I remember Aunt Lois very well for many years the family spent a lot of time together at the lake and around our homes us kids had a lot of time together as a family Lois and Ed were a big part in all the family get togethers she will be remembered strongly of her part in being a loving and kind person she would go to any length to help others .She will be truly missed.

Joyce Griess

February 16, 2021

I've known Lois sense I was 15 years old when my Mom and us kids lived in Mitchell. Lois was like family to all of us we loved her dearly! We used to play Yahtzee and cards with Lois and she would help my Mom work her jig saw Puzzles! We all loved to go and play Bingo with Lois and go out once in awhile after Bingo! You will be Missed Dearly my friend Lois! We will all Miss the good times with you at bingo! But now your in a better place your a beautiful Angel now no more pain or suffering! R.I.P my friend till we meet again! Have lots of fun playing bingo and working Puzzles with my Mom and my Brother Don!

Tonya Grubaugh

February 16, 2021

I have known Lois for 44 years. As she was my best friends mother. I always got along with Lois and she will always be in my heart. RIP Lois you will be missed. Ed, Janelle, Jeff, Sandy, Valery, and Ashley you are all in my prayers. Each of you can call anytime if you just need to talk or yell. I will always be here for you. Love you all Tonya (Tower) Grubaugh