Dorothy Lewis Obituary

  Dorothy A. Lewis
Dorothy A. Lewis
Dorothy A. Lewis

April 2, 1926 - January 2, 2015
Born in Oelwein, IA
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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Dorothy A. Lewis, 88, formerly of Des Moines, passed away January 2, 2015 at Hiawatha Care Center in Hiawatha, IA. Visitation will be held from Noon – 2:00p.m., Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at Iles Westover Chapel, followed by a funeral service beginning at 2:00 p.m. Burial will be at Glendale Cemetery.

Dorothy was born in Oelwein, Iowa on April 2, 1926, the daughter of Francis and Phyllis Sheeley. Dorothy moved to Des Moines following her graduation from Sacred Heart High School. She attended Mercy School of Nursing and graduated with her R.N. She worked at Mercy Hospital, the VA Hospital, Broadlawns Hospital and Welsey Acres Nursing Home. Upon retirement, Dorothy moved to Hiawatha, Iowa.

Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband, George L. Lewis; daughter, Suanne Sawyer; parents, Francis and Phyllis Sheeley and brother, Jack Sheeley.

Dorothy is survived by her children, Cindy Depriest (Bill), St. Peters, MO; Tom Sawyer (Rhonda), Plano, TX; Rich Sawyer, Santa Monica, CA; Steve Sawyer (Carol), Bolingbrook, IL; Marni Morrison (Bruce), Fargo, ND; Misty Yamashita (Tim Saylor), North Liberty, IA; Jason Sawyer (Suzy), Hastings, MN; grandchildren Star, Brian, Michelle, Cullen, Zach, Shea, Aidan, Reagan, Morgan, Jack and Thomas; great-grandchildren Gage, Brynn, Sadie, Emmet and Carter.

Memorial contributions can be made to St. Jude's Children's Hospital.

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Arrangements by Iles Westover Chapel.





Westover Funeral Home
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA US 50322
Tuesday, January 6, 2015
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Westover Funeral Home
Tuesday, January 6, 2015
2:00 PM
Glendale Cemetery
4909 University Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50311
Tuesday, January 6, 2015


St. Jude Childen's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place
Memphis, TN 38105