Obituary published Dec. 26, 2012 in The Mexico Leder

Loyce Ronimous Brooks, 87 of Mexico, passed away at 11:43 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012 at Audrain Medical Center.
Loyce was born Aug. 10, 1925 in Sturgeon, the daughter of Arch and Ida (Porter) Ronimous. On March 8, 1947 in Olathe, Kansas, she married John W. Brooks. He died on June 26, 2001.
Mrs. Brooks was a member of Kentucky Road Christian Church. She had worked at A.P. Greens and was a member of the Order of Eastern Star. Loyce enjoyed sewing and knitting.
Survivors include two daughters, Rose Lee Mather of Janesville, Iowa and Debra Neate of Mexico; and five grandchildren, Suzanne Maples of Waverly, Iowa, Jeff Mather of Janesville, Iowa, Elizabeth Shepherd and Sidney Scott of Columbia, and Jennie Lee Brooks of Los Angeles, California.
In addition to her husband, Loyce was preceded in death by two sons, Dennis Brooks and John Thomas Brooks; one brother, Arch Ronimous; and two sisters, Joyce Ronimous Blakemore and Jo Ann Ronimous.
Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, c/o Arnold Funeral Home, 425 S. Jefferson, Mexico, MO 65265.
Private services will be held at a later date.
Arrangements by Arnold Funeral Home, Mexico.
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