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Pamela Loy

November 29, 1943 — January 18, 2016

Pamela Elizabeth Loy, 72, recent resident of Lucas, Kansas and former resident of Lacon, Illinois, died on Monday, January 18, 2016 at her daughter's home in Lucas, Kansas, with her two daughters Joan and Janette by her side.

Pamela was born on November 29, 1943, in Centralia, Illinois the daughter of Daniel and Charlotte E. (Hull) Nye. She grew up in Casper, Wyoming and graduated from Natrona County High School in the class of 1964. She met, fell in love, and was united in marriage to Fred B. Ryan on March 11, 1961 in Casper, Wyoming. From this union they were blessed with 3 children Janette, James, and Joan. Fred preceded her in death on November 04, 1999. Pamela was fortunate to find love a second time and was united in marriage to Robert V. "Bob" Loy on July 30, 1983 in Lacon, Illinois. He preceded her in death on January 11, 2016.

She worked as a Certified Public Account and was the owner and operator of the "Dime Store" and eventually established the Antique Store. She and Bob loved traveling and shopping for antiques and loved playing bridge with friends. One of their favorite past times was to take short road trips to put a $20.00 bill in the "Gold Fish" slot machine.

She was a member of the Church of Christ and volunteered for many of the church activities. She also enjoyed collecting dolls and loved spending time quilting and researching family genealogy. Most of all she enjoyed spending time with her husband and family, and she especially loved spending time with her many grandchildren and extended grandchildren.

Surviving family include her children Janette Mitchell and husband Jeff of San Antonio,Texas; Joan Pool and husband Frank of Lucas, Kansas; Pam Ollinger and husband Joe of Salisbury, MD; Charles Loy and wife Cheri of Hoschton, GA; Bryan Loy of Lacon, IL; Brad Loy of Woodland Park, CO; sisters Patricia Stewart and husband Rick of San Antonio, Texas and Nancy Mason and husband Jerry of Casper, Wyoming; grandchildren Lacey (David) Soukup, Wendi Pool, Brandon Pool, Tracy, Kelcy, Morgan, Teagan, Max, Wes, Carl, Elizabeth, Chad and Rebecca Loy.

She is preceded in death by her parents, husband Bob V. Loy and first husband Fred B. Ryan; son James "Jim" Ryan; grandson James M. Ryan and stepmother Evelyn (McCoskrie) Loy.

A private family gathering to honor Pamela's life was held on Saturday, January 23, 2016. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Lacon Congregational United Church of Christ. Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary handled arrangements in Kansas and Lenz Memorial Home in Illinois.

A memorial service for Pam and her husband Bob will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday, June 25, 2016 at the Lacon Congregational United Church of Christ with visitation one hour prior to the service. Ross Wyman will officiate. Online condolences can be left at

Memorial Visitation

JUN 25. 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (CDT)

Lacon Congregational United Church of Christ
Lacon, IL

Memorial Service

JUN 25. 11:00 AM (CDT)

Lacon Congregational United Church of Christ
Lacon, IL

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