Lois R. Vidt

Lois R. Vidt

Lois Ruth Vidt passed away November 9, 2020, in San Jose, Calif., at 90.

Lois was born on July 10, 1930, in Pittsburgh, Penn.

Lois was the wife of John R. Vidt who preceded her in death in 2006, and mother of Karl J. Vidt of San Jose. A second son, Jay T. Vidt, preceded her in death in 1991.

She is also survived by her daughter-in-law, Laurie Kelly Vidt of Vacaville, and granddaughter, Capt. Courtney Vidt, USAF of Tacoma, Wash.

Lois graduated from Westminster College in New Wilmington, Penn., with a degree in Music Education. She later earned a master’s degree in Music Education from Edinboro State College in 1972. She taught elementary and secondary music in McKean and Edinboro, Penn., before moving with her family to San Jose, Calif., in 1969. She taught vocal music at Lynbrook High School for 16 years before retiring in 1990.

Lois was an active member of Mu Phi Epsilon, the American Choral Directors Association and the California Music Educators Association for many years.

Trinity Center was a second home for Lois and Jack.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in Lois’ memory to Trinity Center Community Church, P.O. Box 111, Trinity Center, CA 96091; or Trinity County Animal Shelter, P.O. Box 1228, Weaverville, CA 96093.

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