Lois Gayle Bridge

Lois Gayle Bridge, 71, of Weiser, Idaho, passed July 15, 2019 from complications of a car accident.
 Lois was born to Lawrence Jay Bower and Wanita Crow, Sept. 18, 1947, in Nampa, Idaho.  
 She attended Kuna High and then pursued an education in travel.
 She married Larry Bridge in 1963 and they lived together in Weiser, Idaho and Wasilla, Alaska. Together they raised three children.
 Her family and friends remember her as a loving, caring, hard working, adventurous and a lover of Jesus.
 She is survived by her children, Lyle Bridge (Lisa), Leslie Eisenbarth (Robert), Laina Winters (Isaac). Her grandchildren: Coleman Bridge (Rianna), Logan Ross (Hailey), Tyson Eisenbarth, Kallee Johnson (Justin), Brandon Smith, and Kindra Smith. Great- grandchildren: Everhett Bridge, Grady and Wes Johnson. One surviving older sister, Elaine Morrison, two sisters-in-law, Ethel Radtke and Susan Blomberg. Multitude of nieces, nephews and cousins.
 She was preceded in death by Larry Bridge (husband), Wanita Crow Bower (mother), Jay Bower (father), Irene Bower Love Ramsey (sister), Eileen Bower Vert Hill (sister) and multiple nephews, nieces and cousins.
 Lois married her childhood sweetheart, Larry Bridge and remained married till death. After the death of her husband, Lois looked forward to the time that she would be reunited with Larry in heaven.
 Lois and Larry purchased a family ranch, 7UE, on Cove Road in 1976, Lois supported Larry’s love of ranching. She worked as a baker in Weiser and then in Payette with Jan and Gary Mullins.
 In 1983 Lois and Larry moved to Alaska and fell in love with the state and its people. She worked as a baker for Carr’s Grocery store and then as a travel agent. She enjoyed being a travel agent due to her adventurous spirit. In 2001 Lois and Larry moved back to 7UE Ranch and shared a life until his death in 2010.
 Lois was an active member of the Weiser Community Church, where she served on the Sheparding Team, Loving Relationship teams and her Bible study group Grannies for God. She was also a member of the Shamrock Club. She was a great friend to many people in Idaho and Alaska.
 In leiu of flowers, the family would like donations to be sent to Weiser Community Church, YWAM mission in loving memory of Lois Bridge.
 The family would also like to thank first responders of Weiser and Payette, Life Flight and the doctor, nurses and staff at Saint Alphonsus for providing loving care to our mother. Michelle Estes and Randi Davies for photo assistance, as well as Steve and Karen Penner, Kip and Steph Hicks and members of the Weiser Community Church.


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