Obit: Lewis, Roderick S. (1897 - 1958)


Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon


Surnames: Lewis, Olson, Miles, Sugg, Johnson, Barr, Vollrath, Behrens, Vinger, Kavanaugh, Thompson, Tanner  

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) November 6, 1958 

Lewis, Roderick S. (11 October 1897 - 24 October 1958) 

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 Cemetery. 

Pallbearers were: Palmer Vinger, Richard Thompson, William Kavanaugh, Edwin Johnson, Jacob Barr and Louis Behrens. 

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 this area. 

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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