|Birth: ||Apr. 9, 1925|
|Death: ||Feb. 24, 2009|
ROCKFORD - Doris M. Lewis, 83, Rockford, died at 5:40 a.m. Tuesday (Feb. 24, 2009) in her home.
She was born April 9, 1925, in Knox County, the daughter of Rae and Naomi Olomon Heck. She married Earl C. Lewis in Carroll, Iowa, on Sept. 4, 1940. She was a Rockford resident since 1992. Doris was completely devoted to her children and grandchildren with her family always being her first priority. She also was an avid Chicago Cubs and Bulls fan.
Survivors include her daughter, Carol Dowds, Rockford; sons John (Charnelle) Lewis, Sycamore, and Kevin (Julie) Lewis, Roscoe; and grandchildren David Kummer, Sheri Miles, John Lewis, Andrea Lewis, Kristin Lewis and Jeff Lewis. She also is survived by seven great-grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren, sisters Lena Belle Brewer and Betty Van Fleet, and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband on Oct. 30, 2003, parents, infant daughter and her sister, Jewel Howarter.
Visitation will be 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday, March 1, at Fitzgerald Funeral Home & Crematory, Mulford Chapel, 1860 S. Mulford Road, with a time of sharing at 4:30 p.m. Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday in Oak Lawn Memorial Gardens, Galesburg.
Memorials may be made to Sinsinawa Dominicans, 585 County Road 2, Sinsinawa, WI 35824.
Condolences and memories may be shared at www.fitzgeraldfh.com.
Published in The Register-Mail on 2/27/2009
Clifford Earl Lewis (1914 - 2003)*
Oak Lawn Memorial Gardens
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Record added: Feb 28, 2009
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