Sunday, November 23, 2003

Obituary: Maureen A. (Scoles) Lovejoy - Class of 1955

MADISON - Maureen A. Lovejoy, age 65, of Madison, died on Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2003, in a Madison hospital surrounded by her family following a long battle with lung disease. She was born on Dec. 15, 1937, in Baraboo the daughter of Thomas and Esther (Hand) Scoles. She graduated from Central High School in 1955. She worked for American Family Insurance for more than 23 years until retirement in 2001. Maureen was a member of St. Bernard's Catholic Church. She enjoyed computers, especially surfing the 'net, and also enjoyed fall drives in the country and going out for dinner. She married Lee Lovejoy on Nov. 26, 1955, in Madison. In addition to her husband, Lee, she is survived by three children, Terri (Mac) Roberts of Madison, Linda (Robert) Boone of Madison, and Keith (Michele Welsh) Lovejoy of Mazomanie. She is also survived by two sisters, Marlene (Pete) Adams of Montello, and Theresa Searight of Beaver Dam; two brothers, Bill (Debbie) Parnel of California, and Robert Scoles of Madison; four grandchildren, Charles and Matthew Roberts, and Lorena and Cody Lovejoy; great-grandson, Jaylen Hayes; many nieces, nephews and other relatives. She was preceded in death by her parents. Funeral services will be held at RYAN FUNERAL HOME, 2418 N. Sherman Ave., on Monday, Nov. 24, 2003, at 5:30 p.m. Friends may call at the funeral home on Monday from 4 p.m. until the time of the service. Monsignor Michael Hippee will officiate. She was a good friend to all and best friend to many. Someday we'll meet again, my love Someday whenever the spring breaks through Youll come to me out of the long ago Warm as the wind, soft as the kiss of snow Till then my sweet Think of me now and then God speed my love 'til you are mine again Ryan Funeral Home 2418 N. Sherman Ave. (608) 249-8257

Originally published in the Wisconsin State Journal on November 23, 2003

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