Lois Winett Katz Rose Miles, 83, of Lido Key and Longboat Key, died Oct. 22.
Born Aug. 22, 1930, in Atlantic City, N.J., she lived on Longboat and Lido keys since 1980.
Mrs. Miles was an avid tennis player, benefactor of Israel Tennis Centers, a 2,000-hour volunteer at Sarasota Memorial Hospital and the former owner of Key Island Properties Inc.
She is remembered as a fabulous hostess, master of crossword puzzles and animal-lover.
Mrs. Miles is survived by her husband, Marshall; daughters Brenda, Pamela and Nanette; son, Robert; and five grandchildren.
A memorial gathering will take place from noon to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 23, at in the card room at L’Elegance, 1800 Ben Franklin Drive, Lido Key.
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