Rosalie Alice LEWIS|
Rosalie Alice Lewis was born February 15, 1915 in Glendale, OR. She passed away on March 21 in Oakville, WA. She was 98.
She graduated from Belmont High School in Los Angeles and UCLA in 1937. She married Ray Fleek in 1938. They spent their early married years in Glendale CA and moved to Seattle in 1947. Ray and Rosalie had 4 sons and daughter. They owned and operated Ray's Corral in the Wallingford District. Rosalie also taught at Horace Mann. The family moved to Woodinville in 1962. Rosalie taught and was the librarian at Cottage Lake Elementary until she retired in 1980.
Ray died in 1968. Rosalie married Norm Kirsop in 1972. Norm passed away in 1977. She married Wilson Lewis in 1992 and they remained together until his death in 2004.
Rosalie will be remembered for her incredible energy, insatiable curiosity and a zest for life filled with many adventures and enduring friendships. She loved to travel, to play golf and to dance.
Rosalie was preceded in death by her loving husbands Ray E. Fleek, Norman Kirsop and Wilson (Bill) Lewis. She was also preceded in death by her brother Arthur Henry Hagen Jr., her son Jim Fleek and by her stepdaughter Kathy Burnett. Rosalie is survived by her sister Janyce Morgan, her sons Wayne and Judy Fleek, Ray and Marilyn Fleek, Gary and Betsy Fleek, her daughter Rosalie Fleek and her husband Eric Thun, her stepdaughters Carolyn Tokstad and Marjorie Kunkle, her daughter in law Sally Maimoni, 14 grandchildren, 23 great grandchildren and 5 great, great grandchildren. She was loved and will be missed by her family and all those whose lives she touched.
A celebration of her life will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 4th at Blessed Teresa of Calcutta Catholic Church in Woodinville, Washington.
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Published in The Seattle Times from Apr. 18 to Apr. 19, 2013