Lois A. Simons
ROCHESTER, Minn. — Lois A. Simons, 101, of Rochester and formerly of Winona, passed away Thursday, May 16, 2019, at Madonna Towers, Rochester.
Lois Anne was born Oct. 31, 1917, in Marshall, Minn., to Harry and Lela (Maxwell) Simons. She graduated as valedictorian from Marshall High School, Marshall; received her bachelor’s degree from Winona State University and her master’s degree from Wellesley College, Wellesley, Mass. She moved to Winona in 1957 and served as the Registrar for 11 years and then as the Director of Institutional Research at Winona State University for 11 years, retiring in 1979.