Lewis E. Dewese, 83, of Carlyle,
died Saturday, April 4, 2009 at Carlyle Healthcare Center.
Mr. Dewese was born August 2, 1925
in Wayne County, IL to David and Lucille (Marshall) Dewese; they
preceded him in death.
He married Frieda Meeks on June 18,
1946 in Sturgis,
Kentucky; she preceded him in death
on April 10, 1995. He then married Dorothy Doren-Rochell on June 2,
Eureka Springs, Arkansas and she
survives in Carlyle.
Also surviving is his children
Elizabeth (William) Pratt of Cape Cod, Massachusetts, Deborah
(James) Smith of Granite City, and Lewis Dewese, Jr. of Lebanon; 5
Grandchildren, Teresa, Vince, Roy, Billy, and David: 6
Great-Grandchildren, Katelynn, Tyler, Kara, Courtney Lyn, Emma Rose,
and Megan; and a brother, Harold Dewese of
Also preceded in death by a sister,
Pauline Goings, and brothers, William Dewese and Larry Dewese.
Lewis retired as a Stationary
Engineer from the International Shoe Company in St. Louis and was a
WWII United States Navy Veteran
He was a member of the Church of
Funeral Services will be Thursday,
April 9, 2009 at 10:00 AM at the Moss Funeral Home in Breese with
Pastor Chuck Waggoner officiating. Interment will take place at
at Bouldin Cemetery,
Visitation will be Wednesday, April
8, 2009 from 5:00-8:00 PM and again Thursday, April 9, 2009 from
9:00-10:00 AM at the Moss Funeral Home in Breese.
Memorials can be made to the Bouldin
Church and will be received at the funeral home.