ULYSSES – Joan Lewis, 83, died Sunday, March 28, at Bob Wilson Memorial Hospital in Ulysses.
She was born Aug. 4, 1926, to George and Ellen (Allison) Schwein in Sylvia.
She married Ed Lewis Aug. 21, 1946, in Ulysses. He survives.
She graduated in 1944 from Grant County Rural High School. She was a cheerleader.
She was a homemaker.
She was a member of the First United Mehtodist Church. She was a member of the United Methodist Women and taught a junior choir.
She was a 4-H leader, was a charter member of the Jr. Civic Club, served for 12 years on the board of directors for the Western Prairie Care Home and was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary Post No. 79.
She collected plates, quilted and crocheted. She also enjoyed RVing and camping.
She is also survived by one son, Tim Lewis and wife, Jan, Moscow; two daughters, Teri Higgs and husband, David, Ulysses, and Allison Carpenter and husband, Rusty, Norman, Okla.; one sister, June Flummerfelt, Rogers, Ark.; 12 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and four sisters-in-law, Myrtle Farris, Santa Barbara, Calif., Mabel Petit, Freemont, Neb., Peggy Drennon, Ulysses, and Margaret Schwein, Blue Springs, Mo.
She was preceded in death by her parents; four brothers, Clair, Keith, Rex and Gene; and one sister, Cleo Trent.
o Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the First United Methodist Church, Ulysses, with the Rev. Wayne Flanders presiding.
Burial will follow at the Ulysses Cemetery.
Friends may call until 8 p.m. today at Garnand Funeral Home of Ulysses.
Memorials are suggested to the Historic Adobe Museum or donor’s choice, both in care of Garnand Funeral Home, 405 W. Grant Ave., Ulysses, KS 67880.