Lillian Louise Glover Lewies, 81, of Warm River, Idaho, passed away Friday, Feb. 22, 2013.
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Lillian was born Jan. 28, 1932, in Marysville, Idaho, to Joseph Everett and Mary Farnsworth Glover.
She was raised in Marysville, where she attended elementary school, as well as in Ashton where she graduated from Ashton High School in 1950. She attended Long Beach State College. Later, Lillian completed certification for a degree in naturopathy.
Lillian married Harry Lewies on Aug. 16, 1951. They made their home in St. Anthony and Warm River.
Lillian worked at OP Skaggs, Old Faithful Inn, Warm River Inn, and Pictorial House.
During her married life, she was a partner in family businesses - Warm River Inn, Fremont Title and Trust, Bear Gulch Ski Resort, State Farm Insurance, Valley Real Estate, American Land Title, land development, The Ranch House, and Three Rivers Ranch. She served as mayor for the City of Warm River for four terms.
Lillian enjoyed bowling on Targhee Lanes' Monday Morning Coffee League for more than 30 years and served on her high school reunion planning committees. She was a member of the Ashton Chapter of P.E.O. Lillian was also a Cub Scout leader as well as a Primary teacher.
Lillian enjoyed caring for her family, visiting with her sisters and sister-in-law, walking - especially in the forest, reading, skiing, listening to music, dancing, cooking, bowling, shopping, traveling, caring for pets and injured animals, savoring views of the Tetons, Robinson Creek, and the Henry's Fork.
Lillian is survived by her children, Julie Lewies, of St. Anthony, Lonnie Allen, of Warm River, Linda (John Barnett) Lewies, of Meridian, and Karl (Judith) Lewies, of St. Anthony. By her siblings Regena Brower, of Orem, Utah; Kent Glover, of Pebble Beach, Calif.; Carol Hughes, of South Jordan, Utah; Cherie Alexander, of Rancho La Costa, Calif.; and her sister-in-law, Lilyan Sanders, of South Weber, Utah.
She is also survived by her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, Mary (Lance) Seeley - Austin and Sydnee, all of Boise; Mitch (Brandi) Allen - Dylan, Lauren, and Brooklyn, of Minot, N.D.; Chad J. (Cristina) Allen, of Boise; Justin Allen, of Ashton, and Kara Lewies, of St. Anthony.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her sister, Barbara Rymer; her brother, Darwin; and her husband, Harry.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 28, at the St. Anthony Second Ward LDS Church, 145 East 1st North. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Bert Flamm Mortuary and Thursday from 10 to 10:45 a.m. prior to the services.
Interment will be in the Riverview Cemetery.
Condolences can be sent to www.flammfh.com.
Published in Rexburg Standard Journal on Feb. 26, 2013