Lois Gorton

October 16, 1944 ~ January 3, 2021 (age 76)


Lois K. Gorton 76, Plymouth, Indiana, passed away 5:10 A.M.  Sunday, January 3rd, 2021 at her residence.

She was born on October 16th, 1944 in Allen Park, Michigan the daughter or Gordon Laatz and Kathleen Laatz. She married Thomas G. Gorton in June of 1963 in Detroit, Michigan.

Lois had worked as an Executive Secretary for Alexander Hamilton for ten years and had done specialty advertising sales. Her and her husband owned and operated Gorton House Bed and Breakfast for thirty years as well as acting as buiosness manager for Good News River Lodge in Alaska. She also worked a few years as Medicare Representative Surveyor and President of the Lewiston Chamber of Commerce and owned and operated Pine Tree Quilt Shoppe. Her hobbies include quilting, sewing, and cooking.

Survivors include husband Thomas Gorton, children Karen Gorton, Wasilla, Alaska, Timothy Gorton, Chicago, Illinois, Koreen (David) Immen, Napa California, and Michael (Dawn Vincent) Gorten, Sugarloaf Key, Florida. She is also survived by brother Arthur (Cathy) Laatz of Harrisville Michigan, thirteen grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents.

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