VERNON TOWNSHIP, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Lois J. Ragalyi, age 91, of Vernon Township, Ohio, died Tuesday, May 23, 2023, at Lake Vista in Cortland, Ohio.

She was born August 14, 1931, in Andover, Ohio, the daughter of Arvo A. Arnio, Sr. and Pauline M. (Johnson) Arnio. 

She was a 1949 graduate of Deming High School in New Lyme.

Formerly of Gustavus, Lois had been a long time Vernon resident.

She helped operate a dairy farm with her husband, Julius Ragalyi, Jr., whom she married June 27, 1950.  

She was a member of the Gustavus Federated Church.

She enjoyed sewing, quilting and crocheting.  

Lois is survived by her son, Julius Ragalyi III of Belton, Texas; her daughter, Suzanne (Barry) Moore of Kinsman, Ohio; her four grandchildren, Travis, Erin (Nakol), Julius IV and Charlotte; several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; her brother, Arvo (Irene) Arnio, Jr. of Florida and her sister, Linda (James) Foos of Cortland, Ohio. 

She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband on October 16, 2013; her son, Michael Alan Ragalyi; three brothers, George Arnio, Gordon Arnio and Elmer “Butch” Arnio and her sister, Ruth Andrego.  

No service will be held. 

Baumgardner Funeral & Cremation Service, Kinsman, Ohio, handled arrangements. Share a fond memory or condolence at

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A television tribute will air Sunday, May 28 at the following approximate times: 6:27 p.m. on WYTV and 6:58 p.m. on MyYTV. Video will be posted here the day of airing.