Alexis Ann Loes, age 72, a longtime resident of Daphne, Alabama, passed away on Friday, January 4, 2019 at her home. She was born Alexis Weickle in Chicago, Illinois on September 23, 1946. She attended Josephinum High School in Chicago. Alexis also graduated from Loyola University of Chicago, where she met her loving husband Rick. They were married on February 1, 1969.
Alexis taught History and English at Josephinum High School, worked for several major insurance companies was the co-owner and manager of both Norway Beach Resort in Cass Lake, Minnesota, and the Color Tile franchise on Airport Blvd. in Mobile. Most recently, she was employed by Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Nichols Real Estate in Daphne. Over the years she was a realtor, teacher of Real Estate, and at the time of her sudden illness, she was the office compliance manager.
Among her most cherished times were the many years that she spent boating with her family. Alexis loved cruising the beautiful waters of the Northern Gulf Coast, Florida and the Florida Keys.
Alexis is survived by her husband of 50 years, Eric “Rick” Loes, Sr; her sons, Eric Loes, Jr. of Pensacola, Florida, and Ryan (Marianne) Loes, of Daphne, Alabama; her grandsons, Michael, Brian, Dylan and Kyle; her sisters, Patricia Gaffney of Daphne, and Eileen (George) Mayo of Fairhope; sister-in-law, Anne Loes of Homewood, Illinois; and her nephews, Michael Gaffney, of Florida and Matthew Dyrhaug, of California. She was preceded in death by her parents, Rita Gladys and Alex Weickle.
Expressions of condolence for the family may be made at www.hughesfh.com. Arrangements by Hughes Funeral Home, 7951 American Way, Daphne, AL.