Frieda Lewis

Frieda Lewis


Frieda June Lewis, 79, passed away at 9:37 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013, at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis.

She was born in Jerseyville on July 12, 1934, daughter of the late Walter M. and Harriet (Sorrels) Stewart. She was the last surviving sibling of three sisters and one brother.

Frieda June married Wesley Lewis on Sept. 21, 1957, in Carrollton. He survives.

From 1975 to 1993 she was the drummer and occasional vocalist for the musical group Lila Lee and The Comancheros. June was a life member and past president of Cottage Hills VFW Memorial Post #7678.

Frieda June is survived by her husband, and one daughter and her spouse, Shonna and Victor Hadash of Bay City, Texas, four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 1 to 2 p.m., Monday, Dec. 16, 2013, at the Elias, Kallal & Schaaf Funeral Home in Alton.

Memorials may be directed to the .

Online condolences and guest book may be found at

Funeral Home

Elias, Kallal & Schaaf Funeral Homes & Crematory
2521 Edwards St Alton, IL 62002
(618) 465-3571

Published in The Telegraph from Dec. 13 to Dec. 14, 2013