Lois graduated from Glencoe High School before earning an accounting degree from the Minnesota School of Business. She worked at Northwestern National Bank. She was married to George Droege and they were blessed with two children, Brad and Kimberly, and two grandchildren, Brian and Brenda. She went on to work for Wm Mueller & Sons, sold insurance for Hartelt Agency, and has been employed by the McBride Funeral Chapels for 17 years. Lois enjoys sewing, crocheting, knitting, and flower gardening.