Robert Dale Lewis, age 94, passed away on Friday, October 26, 2018.
Robert was born to Arthur and Hazel (Schulert) Lewis on October 18, 1924. In 1943 he joined the Army, where he earned his Good Conduct and Victory Medals, as well as the distinguished Purple Heart. On September 15, 1951, he married the love of his life Jacqueline Trumper, with whom he shared over 60 years before her passing in 2012.
Robert is survived by his children, Dale (Cindy) Lewis of Livonia, Bruce (Ann) Lewis of Tennessee, Teri (Jack) Osantowski of Gaylord, Ward Lewis of Gaylord, and Jennifer (Tom) Wasinski of Redford; grandchildren Andy, Brian, Lisa, Robert, Hope, Heather, Joseph, Rachael, Tammie, Shaun, Nicole, Chris, and Cameron; and many great-grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his parents; and wife Jacqueline Lewis.
A Funeral Service will be held at Trinity Lutheran Church on Wednesday, October 31, 2018 at 11 a.m.
Visitation will begin at Trinity Lutheran Church on Wednesday morning at 10 a.m.
Donations in Robert’s memory may be made to Michigan’s Disabled American Veterans.
Arrangements were entrusted to Nelson Funeral Home and Cremation Service, P.O. Box 1548, Gaylord, MI 49734.