Tuesday, September 2, 2014

R. Craig Lewis

Posted on Jan. 10, 2013 at 12:00 a.m.

May 12, 1934 - Jan. 8, 2013

LAGRANGE — R. Craig Lewis, 78, of LaGrange died Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013, at Miller’s Merry Manor, LaGrange.

He was born May 12, 1934, in Kendallville to Burton D. and Kathryne P. (Perkins) Lewis.

On June 14, 1958, he married Marilyn E. Brouwer. She survives.

Also surviving are a daughter and son-in-law, Karen Garman and Paul Krueger of Grayslake, Ill.; two sons and daughters-in-law, Brian R. and Debbie Lewis of LaGrange and Daren J. and Rachel Lewis of Garrett, Ind.; eight grandchildren, Stephen Garman, Brandon Garman, Erica Barrows, Ryan Lewis, Riley Lewis, Rene Lewis, Nathaniel Lewis and Jacob Johnston; and sister Diann Smith of Crete, Ill.

Preceding him in death were his parents and a son, Kevin A. Lewis in 1981.

Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. today, Jan. 10, 2013, and funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 11, 2013, at the Stroh Church of Christ with the Pastor Mike Hamm officiating. Burial will take place in East Springfield Cemetery, rural LaGrange.

Memorials may be contributed to the Kevin Lewis Scholarship Fund C/O LaGrange County Community Foundation.