Obit: Lewis, Ronald Leslie (1935 - 1937)

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Surnames: Lewis, Sternitzky, Laesch

----Sources: Neillsville Press (Neillsville, Clark County, Wis.) 6 May 1937

Lewis, Ronald Lewis (6 Feb. 1935 - 30 April 1937)

Pneumonia and complications proved fatal to little Ronald Leslie Lewis two year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Lewis of Lynn shortly before 7 o’clock Friday evening, at the State General Hospital at Madison.

The child had been ill since the 5th of April. He was taken to the home of his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Louis Sternitzky also of Lynn. The last week he gradually became weaker and was taken to the Madison hospital on Friday afternoon.

Ronald was born at Lynn on February 6, 1935, and died April 30, 1937. Surviving besides his parents are his maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Louis Sternitzky and his paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Lewis of Loyal.

Funeral services were held on Monday afternoon at 1:30 o’clock at the Sternitzky home and at 2 o’clock at Zion Lutheran Church at Granton. The Rev. Arthur Laesch officiating. Interment took place in the church cemetery.

"A little bud so young, so fair, called forth by early doom; just came to show how sweet a flower in paradise both bloom."

"Ere sin could harm or sorrow fade God came with Heavenly care this opening bud to Haven conveyed and bade it blossom there."



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