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Information for Glen Morgan Lewis

1 July, 1906 9 March, 1994

From the Idaho Press-Tribune

16 March, 1994

Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Glen Lewis

    Glen Lewis Glen Morgan Lewis, 87, of Caldwell and formerly of Nampa, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on March 9, 1994, at a Caldwell nursing home.  Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, March 18, 1994, at the Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.  Reverend Erik Kaiser of the Assembly of God Church, Gibbonsville, Idaho, will officiate.  Burial will follow at the Greenleaf Cemetery, Greenleaf, Idaho.
    Mr. Lewis was born July 1, 1906, at Lawrence, Utah, one of eleven children born to Morgan Owen and Mary MaDora Wilcock Lewis.  He spent his early years in Lawrence, Huntington, Sunnyside, Hiawatha, Columbia and Price, Utah.  He began working in the coal mines at a very young age with his father.
    Glen married Gladys Jones in Price, Utah, on May 9, 1925, and the couple made their home in Utah and Colorado until moving to Nampa, in 1950.  Mrs. Lewis died in 1975.
    Glen worked for Hales Furniture as a floor covering layer.  He also worked for the PFE Shop in Nampa and retired from the Idaho State School and Hospital as a maintenance man.  He also sharpened saws, knives and scissors for several years.  Glen married Loleeta Wine on November 5, 1983, at McCall, Idaho.  Glen made annual trips between 1976 and 1981 to Oaxaca, Mexico, with an Assembly of God missionary team constructing a school.  He was accompanied on one trip by his grandson, Gordon. In 1987 Glen moved to Caldwell to the Odd Fellows Home and later to the Caldwell Care Center.
    He enjoyed spending time with family and friends, hunting and making knives.
    He was a member of the First Assembly of God Church in Nampa.
    Survivors include his wife, Loleeta of Nampa; a daughter, Catherine and her husband, Robert B. Murray II of Caldwell; two stepdaughters, Juanita Budell of Boise and Ilene and her husband, Cecil Oatney of Donnelly; one stepson, William L. and his wife Ruth Wine of Nampa; a brother, Russell Dean Lewis of Utah; four sisters, Maurine Anderson, Vera Walters, Mable Gustas and Cleo Muhlestein all of Utah; three grandchildren, Glenda and her husband, David Jenkins of Boise, Gordon and his wife, Kathleen Hill and Gary and his wife, Daynna Hill of Caldwell; five great-grandchildren, Christopher and Griffith Jenkins of Boise, Keysha, Sarah and Christian Hill of Caldwell; and numerous nieces and nephews.

    He was preceded in death by his parents; three sisters; Florine, Louella and May; two brothers, Christopher and Ross.
    The family suggest that memorials be made to the Oaxaca Mission c/o Nampa First Assembly of God Church, 304 16th Ave. N. Nampa, Idaho 83651.
    Friends may call Thursday from 4 until 8 p.m. at the Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.



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