Lois P. Riggs


Lois P. Riggs passed away April 27, 2022.

Lois P. Riggs, 95, of Cottage Grove, Oregon passed away April 27, 2022 in Medford, Oregon of natural causes. Lois was born in Quinter, Kansas May 4, 1926 to parents Ernest and Myrtle (Goss) Albin.  

Lois worked at the Cottage Grove Safeway as a checker for 12 years, and before that she worked at the Portland shipyards during WWII. Lois enjoyed quilting, watching hummingbirds, and being a Cub Scout Den mother. She was a member of the Daughters of American Revolution.

Lois is survived by her daughter Kay L. Harris of Medford, OR; daughter LoAnn McGaughy of Salem, OR; son Roy “Dean” Riggs Jr. of Cottage Grove, OR; 5 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.  She is preceded in death by her husband Roy D. Higgs, Sr.

A graveside service was held Tuesday, May 10, 2022 at 2:00 PM at Lane Memorial Gardens in Eugene. Arrangements in the care of Smith-Lund-Mills Funeral Chapel and Crematorium

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