BETTE J. LEWIS <br />MAY 31, 1920-JAN. 21, 2007

Apr 18, 2014

SANDUSKY

Bette J. Lewis, 86, of Sandusky, died Sunday morning, Jan. 21, 2007, in Stein Hospice Care Center, Sandusky, after a lengthy illness.

She was born May 31, 1920, in Sandusky and was a 1938 graduate of Sandusky High School. She was employed as a bookkeeper for Streiffert Public Accountant in Sandusky until her retirement. Prior to that, she worked at Periodical Publishers. Bette was a member of St. Stephen United Church of Christ, Sandusky.

She is survived by two sons, Ronald (Connie) Lewis of Fort Myers, Fla., and Terry (Linda) Lewis of Sandusky; three daughters, Sandra (Don) Streiffert of Myrtle Beach, S.C., and Linda (Thomas) James and Shari (Raymond) LaMarca, both of Sandusky; 15 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; her three beloved cats: Toby, Patches and Bubby; and nieces, nephews and other relatives.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James W. Lewis in 1968; one granddaughter, Amanda Lewis in 1982; her parents, William and Adah (Hofacker) Werner; and two sisters, Beatrice Werner and Virginia Kromer.

Private committal services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Oakland Cemetery Chapel, 2917 Milan Road, Sandusky, with the Rev. Ken Heintzelman officiating. A celebration of Bette's life will follow from 4-7 p.m. at Sandusky Eagles, 1235 W. Perkins Ave.

Memorial contributions may be made to Stein Hospice Service, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH 44870 or to Humane Society of Erie County, 1911 Superior St., Sandusky, OH 44870.

Pfeil Funeral Home, Sandusky Chapel, 617 Columbus Ave., Sandusky, is in charge of arrangements.