"Concerned with the General Welfare of the Deaf of Iowa"

Lois Benscoler-Agnew

November 25, 1928—March 14, 2019

Lois Louise Benscoter-Agnew, age 90, of Council Bluffs, Iowa passed away on March 14, 2019. 

She was born November 25, 1928 in Leon, Iowa to the late Lloyd & Niada (Merrill) Baker. 

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Leo Benscoter; second husband, Harold Agnew; son, Steven Benscoter; brother, Richard Baker & Lyle Baker; sister, Mildred Gartin, 

Lois was a houseparent at Iowa School for the Deaf from 1978 to 1984.

Lois is survived by her daughter, Louisa Taylor (Mike); grandchildren, Rachel Kapp (Jacob) and Matthew Taylor; great grandchildren, Coby Kapp and Rebecca Kapp; siblings, Lowell Baker (Donna), Kay Stott (JL); sisters-in-law, Pauline Baker and Margaret Baker; and many other family and friends. 

Funeral Service is Monday, 11:00 a.m., at the Hoy-Kilnoski Funeral Home with the visitation the hour prior to the service. Interment will be in the Lewis Township Cemetery.

Thanks to Hoy-Kilnoski Funeral Home, Council Bluffs, Iowa and Susan Whitt for the information.


Updated June 30, 2019