May 18, 1917 — Dec. 20, 2010
WESTVILLE — Lewis J. Duwelius, 93, of 310 Ash Parkway, Westville, Ind., formerly of Plymouth, passed away at 8:40 a.m., Monday, Dec. 20, 2010, at the Hospice House, in South Bend.
Lewis was born May 18, 1917, in Plymouth, to Harry J. and Loretta A. (Richard) Duwelius. Lewis married former Helen L. Zumbaugh Oct. 6, 1951 and enjoyed 31 years of marriage together.
Helen preceded Lewis, in death, April 16, 1983. July 7, 1984 Lewis married Margaret Finney. Margaret preceded him in death. On Nov. 3, 2001, Lewis and Doris M. Rosenbaum Doll were united in marriage.
Lewis proudly served his country as a Sgt. in the United States Army, during WWII, at Battery C 139th Field Artillery Battalion. He farmed in the Marshall County area his entire life. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus and Saint Michael Catholic Church, in Plymouth. Lewis and Doris recently moved, from Plymouth, to the Westville area, to be near family.
Lewis is survived by his loving wife, Doris Duwelius of Westville; several stepchildren, grandchildren and great-grandchildren; his sister, Bernice Gantz; and many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews.
Lewis was preceded in death by his wife Helen; his wife Margaret; his infant sister, Loretta Duwelius; and his brothers: Edwin, Lloyd, and Raymond Dewelius.
~Memorials may be given to~
Saint Michael Catholic Church
612 N. Center St., Plymouth, IN, 46563.
SUNDAY, DEC. 26, 2010, 3 to 6 P.M.
ROSARY WILL BE PRAYED AT 6 P.M.
VAN GILDER FUNERAL HOME
300 W. MADISON ST.
PLYMOUTH, IN, 46563
MONDAY, DEC. 27, 2010, 10:30 A.M.
SAINT MICHAEL CATHOLIC CHURCH
THE REV. FATHER WILLIAM KUMMER, OFFICIATING
NEW OAKHILL CEMETERY, PLYMOUTH
~MEMORIES MAY BE SHARED AT~