Lois Naomi Stacker

August 04, 1927 ‒ November 12, 2015

Lexington, Ohio

Lois Naomi Stacker peacefully went to be with her Lord and Savior Thursday, November 12, 2015 in her daughter’s Lexington home following an extended illness. She was 88.

She was born August 4, 1927 to parents Harold & Lillian “Lily” (Rolison) Cisgen in Lorain where she was graduated from high school. She was the sister of Ordway Cisgen, a baseball player for the Cleveland Indians and New York Yankees. Ordway was inducted into the Lorain baseball hall of fame, but as a Lieutenant during WWII he made the ultimate sacrifice while defending his country.

On April 10, 1948, she married Howard Godfried Stacker and they shared 54 wonderful years of marriage until he passed away on their anniversary in 2002. They are now together again.

Lois worked on her farm in Shenandoah with a determined spirit. She loved all animals and her family would often see her walk around the farm followed a dog, eight puppies, and eighteen cats! She belonged to the Ganges Garden Club and is still an honorary member. She was also a member of AARP and volunteered as a representative for them at local events. Her family and friends will remember her as a true people-person who was a caring and devoted wife, mother, and grandmother.

Lois was a faithful member of Pleasant Valley Baptist Church in Mansfield and in younger years the Shenandoah Christian Church. She was blessed with a beautiful singing voice and sang as a member of the church choir. Lois was also a member of the Christian Women’s Fellowship (CWF).

She is survived by two children & spouses: Dale & Jean Stacker of Utica, and Janet & Larry Rondy of Lexington; four grandchildren: Audrey, Amelia, Carl, and Hallie; three great-grandchildren: Katie, and Monay; along with numerous extended family members.

In addition to her loving husband, she was preceded in death by her parents and a daughter Sarah Kinstle, son-in-law Timothy Kinstle, and a brother Ordway Cisgen.

Her family will receive friends 11-1 p.m. Monday, November 16, 2015 Pleasant Valley Baptist Church (3494 N Main St, Mansfield OH 44903) where a funeral service celebrating her life will begin at 1 p.m. Pastor Ron Puff will officiate and burial will follow in Shenandoah Cemetery.

For contributions in her memory, make checks payable to Pleasant Valley Baptist Church and bring or send to the funeral home: P.O. Box 3085, Mansfield, Ohio 44904.

Snyder Funeral Homes is honored to serve Lois’ family and encourage you to share a fond memory or message of condolence to them—and watch her tribute video—at SnyderFuneralHomes.com

  • Janet and family, so sorry to hear of your mother’s passing. I always enjoyed visiting with her and seeing that great smile. She was a wonderful lady and I know she will be missed by many, but is now in her heavenly home and enjoying her life in God’s house.

  • Hugs and sympathy to Janet and Dale. We will all miss Mom Stacker. I have such wonderful memories of your mom, thank you for sharing her with me. I wish I could attend the calling hours but I’m working at that time. I would love to see you all. I know that that your mom and dad are together in the Lord’s care. Love to you, Sara Clark