Lois Elaine MayerLois Elaine Mayer, 89, Fargo, passed away, surrounded by family, on Monday, August 19, 2013 at Essentia Health in Fargo. She was born July 9, 1924 to Roy and Maud (Bennett) Johnson in Fargo. She graduated from Fargo Central High School in 1942. Lois graduated from Carthage College in Illinois and days later, on June 4, 1948, she married Frank J. Mayer at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Fargo.
Lois taught history at Fargo Central High School and was asked by the administration to become a guidance counselor. She earned a double master’s degree from NDSU in 1962. She worked as a guidance counselor at Central and Fargo South High Schools until her retirement in 1988.