LAKEWOOD – June Lewis was born in Chicago on Aug. 30, 1916, to Charles A. and Ina A. Johnson. In 1937, she graduated from the University of Illinois College of Commerce with honors. |
She was a member of Alpha Lambda Delta, Mortar Board and Phi Chi Theta. She was also a member of the Gamma Phi Beta sorority. On June 11, 1941, she married Richard W. Lewis.
During the war, she did volunteer work for the American Red Cross. She also traveled the states of Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin and Michigan covering the accounts of her husband, who worked as an independent automotive manufacturer's representative. She was a charter member and past president of the Green Twig Garden Club. She was a member of the First Congregational Church where she was treasurer of the Choir Guild and taught Sunday school for 10 years. She also worked for the church's Board of Trustees. She also trained to be a concert pianist.
She is survived by her children, Diane June (Peter A.) Fish of Rensselaer, Ind., and Richard W. (Gayle) Lewis of Dallas, Texas; grandchildren, William (Emily) Fish of Windsor, N.J., David (Kim) Fish of Newburgh, Ind., Elizabeth (Bob) Moats of Columbus, Ind., Amy (Dirk) Mitchell of Frisco, Texas, Jennifer (Wylie) Gause of Austin, Texas, and Jeff Lewis of Austin, Texas; great-grandchildren, Caroline, Natalie, Owen, Allison, Anderson and Nicholas Fish, Madison and Mason Mitchell and Ryder Gause; and a brother, Charles Johnson.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 45 years.
The visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, May 3, at Querhammer & Flagg Funeral Home, 500 W. Terra Cotta Ave., Crystal Lake. The funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 4, at First Congregational Church of Crystal Lake, 461 Pierson St., Crystal Lake.
Interment will be in Crystal Lake Memorial Park.
For information, call the funeral home at 815-459-1760. Online condolences may be made at www.querhammerandflagg.com.
Published in the Northwest Herald on Apr. 30, 2013