Life celebration Wednesday at VFW Hall for Ben Lewis

Emery Benjamin Lewis Sr., age 84, of Wayland, died Sunday, Nov. 13.

He was born on Oct. 2, 1938, in Wayland, to Theodore R. and Margaret Lewis.  Emery married Henrietta Chrisman on March 4, 1961.

Emery served in the U.S. Navy.  He retired from General Motors.

Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Henrietta L. Lewis; sons, Emery B. Lewis Jr. and Scott L. (Stacey) Lewis; six grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; sisters, Marie and Jack Farmer and Nancy and Terri LaFountain; and many other family members and special friends

He is preceded by his parents; and three sisters, Dolores Engel, Norma Lenz and Patricia Wolthuis.

A celebration of life will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 16, at Wayland VFW post 7581, 735 S Main St., and luncheon will follow.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Wayland VFW Hall Post 7581.

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