Launceston, Tasmania

1942 - 2019


Launceston, Tasmania


PRETORIUS Lewis "Lew" Passed away peacefully in his sleep on 10th August 2019 in his 77th year, worry free, at peace and with no regrets. Loving husband of Jan (dec), proud dad of David and Lisa, Ivan and Fletch. Awesome pop of Jesse, Jonty, Amy and Xander. 'A mate to everyone and he always knew...

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PRETORIUS Lew Rotary Tasmania mourns the loss of Past District Governor Lew Pretorius PHF. Lew was a dear friend to all in the Rotary family and everyone felt privileged to know him. He epitomised the Rotary motto of 'Service Above Self' and was a deeply compassionate man. His Rotary journey involved supporting many projects both locally and internationally. Lew's wife and partner in life Jan passed away in 2018. Heartfelt condolences to David, Lisa, Ivan, Fletch and the whole Pretorius...

PRETORIUS, Lew Lew was a dear friend to all in the Rotary Club of Central Launceston. His belief in others was a gift. He made people see their own potential and had a non-wavering belief in those around him. He was a deeply compassionate man and devoted his life to helping others. He did not recognise his own gifts or his talent for bringing people together, yet he became our esteemed Club President. He then became District Governor for the then 51 clubs in Tasmania. Lew was an outstanding...