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Mary Ellen Lewis

Died: Tuesday, May 29, 2018
Age: 85
Mary Ellen Lewis, 85, of Emmett Twp. died Tuesday, May 29, 2018, while watering her roses at home.

She was born August 9, 1932, in Detroit the daughter of the late Edgar and Mary (Howard) Place and graduated form Capac High School in 1950 as Salutatorian.

Her marriage to Herbert Lewis Sr. was January 30, 1950, in Detroit. Herbert died December 22, 1994.

Mary Ellen was an Emmett Twp. zoning and tax board of review board member. She was a Capac Senior Center board member, lifetime member of St. John’s Lutheran Church, Capac and volunteered her time at McLaren Port Huron Hospital. She was employed as a decorator for Sears, Livonia, for 12 years and five years at the Port Huron Location. She was an Amway direct distributor and also made helmet liners at Capac Manufacturing during the Korean conflict. She enjoyed all gardening, sewing, birds, playing cards, canning, traveling, 4-H, hosting holidays and was an avid Detroit Tiger’s fan. She was a woman that called it like she saw it. But her favorite thing was attending her grandchildren’s events.

Surviving are a daughter and son-in-law, Dorothy and Kurt Palmateer of Capac; four sons and daughters-in-law, Herbert and Deb of Capac, Jon and Barbara of Williamston, Russell and Janet of Allenton and Scott and Susan of Farmington; 16 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren and many nieces, nephews and friends.

She was preceded in death by three sisters, Sister Louise Jarboe, Dorothy Oglesby and Barbara Waters; and brother, Charles Jarboe.

The family honored the memory of Mary Ellen at a memorial service Monday, June 4, 2018, at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Capac. Pastor Alan Casillas, pastor of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Imlay City, officiated.

Arrangements are by Kaatz Funeral Directors, Capac.

Memorials are suggested to “St. John’s Lutheran Church” or “Conrad Community Center.”

For information and Guest Book kaatzfunerals.com
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