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Vera Lewis

Vera Irene McCutcheon Lewis

Birth: Mar. 19, 1905
Goldfield
Wright County
Iowa, USA
Death: Jul. 2, 1998
Webster City
Hamilton County
Iowa, USA
Lewis, Vera Irene (1905 - 1998)

LEWIS, MCCUTCHEON, HELMER, BLAKE, KRITCHMAN, SCHLAWIN, HANSON, PATTERSON, CROVISER


Daily Freeman Journal, Webster City, Iowa; Thursday, July 2, 1998.

Vera Lewis, 93, Webster City, died Wednesday, July 1, 1998 at the Crestview Manor Care Center in Webster City. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the Asbury United Methodist Church in Webster City, with Rev. Barbara Chapman officiating. Visitation will be after 10 a.m. Friday until service time. Burial will be in the Rose Hill Cemetery at Eagle Grove at 1:30 p.m. Friday.

Vera Irene McCutcheon, daughter of John and Iva (Helmer) McCutcheon, was born March 19, 1905 on a farm near Goldfield. She attended rural schools and graduated from Goldfield High School in 1922. Later she graduated from a beauty school and worked as a beautician in Eagle Grove and Palmer. On Feb. 21, 1928, she married Carl R. Lewis at Goldfield. The couple farmed in the Head Grove community near Eagle Grove until 1941 when they moved to a farm northwest of Webster City. They retired in 1958 and moved to Webster City. Mr. Lewis died July 21, 1987. Mrs. Lewis had resided at Crestview Manor since 1987.

She is survived by daughters and sons-in-law, Delores and Wayland Blake, Forest City and Arlene and Duane Kritchman, Des Moines; grandchildren, Shelly Blake Schlawin, Maria Hanson, Laura K. Patterson, John Kritchman and Alyssa Blake Callaway; three great-grandchildren; and a sister, Verla Croviser, Thor.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by four brothers and a sister.

Mrs. Lewis was a member of the Asbury United Methodist Church and Chapter J.E. of P.E.O.




Spouse:
Carl Richard Lewis (1897 - 1987)*

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