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Information for Ray Oliver Lewis

2 June, 1905 3 December, 1985

From the Idaho Press-Tribune

December, 1985

Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Ray Lewis

    Ray Lewis Services for Ray Oliver Lewis, 88, of Burley and formerly of Caldwell, who died Tuesday, Dec. 3, in Burley, will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday at the Burley First Presbyterian Church.
    The Rev. David Henry will officiate.  Graveside services will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Lower Boise Cemetery near Parma.
    Mr. Lewis, a former Canyon County commissioner, was born June 2, 1905, in Notus, where he was reared and educated.  
    He worked for the highway district and as a state patrolman for several years.  He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and the Korean War.  He had worked for J. R. Simplot Co. in Burley until his retirement in 1970.
    He married Susie McCloud Coleman Dec. 27, 1955, in Lewiston.  The couple made their home in Burley for 28 years.
    He was a member of the Presbyterian Church, the Burley-Rupert Knife and Fork Club, a life member of the Disabled American Veterans.
    He is survived by his wife of Burley: two sons, Harold Lewis of Caldwell and Earl Lewis of Sebastapol, Calif.; a daughter, Marilyn Kreiman of Caldwell; two stepsons, Archie Stradley of Caldwell and Lonnie Stradley of Portland, Ore.; a stepdaughter, Bonnie Storm of Yakima, Wash.; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
    He was preceded in death by several brothers and sisters.



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