Obit: Lewis, Roderick S. (1897 - 1958)
Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon
Surnames: Lewis, Olson, Miles, Sugg,
Johnson, Barr, Vollrath, Behrens, Vinger, Kavanaugh, Thompson,
----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) November 6, 1958
Lewis, Roderick S. (11 October 1897 - 24
Funeral services were conducted Tuesday
in New York City, and Thursday from the Georgas Funeral Home, for
Roderick S. Lewis, 61, who died October 24 in St. Louis, MO., while
on a business trip.
The Rev. I. J. Tanner of Greenwood
officiated. Burial was made in the Greenwood
Pallbearers were: Palmer Vinger, Richard
Thompson, William Kavanaugh, Edwin Johnson, Jacob Barr and Louis
Mr. Lewis, veteran of World War I, was
born October 11, 1897, in New Jersey, where he received his
elementary education. He attended Newark academy and
Princeton University. For the last eight years he was a
representative of the Wear-Right Corp. of New York.
In 1944 he was married in Milwaukee to
the former Arlene Olson of Neillsville and spent many summers in
He is survived by his wife; his mother,
Mrs. Mary G. Lewis; a sister, Mrs. H. Haynes (Olive) Miles, New
Jersey; two brothers, Thomas R. Lewis, Long Island, N. y.; and
Alexander G. Lewis, New York City.
People from away here for the services were: Mrs. Lewis, New York City; Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Olson and daughter, New London; Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Sugg, Chicago; Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Johnson, Mr. and Mrs. Jake Barr, Mr. and Mrs. George Vollrath, Mr. and Mrs. Louis Behrens, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Olson, Mr. and Mrs. Palmer Vinger, Mr. and Mrs. William Kavanaugh, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Thompson, all of Greenwood.
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