Paul Lewis Obituary

Paul R. Lewis
Paul Lewis
Paul R. Lewis

February 20, 1942 - February 11, 2014
Born in Des Moines, IA
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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Paul Ray Lewis, beloved husband, father and grandfather "Opa" lost his long battle with cancer on February 11, 2014.

Paul was born on February 20, 1942 to Herbert and Pauline Lewis of Des Moines, Iowa. After graduating from East High School he joined the US Air Force and served four years as a Firefighter.

Paul continued his career with the City of Des Moines Fire Department, joined the Des Moines Airport Fire Dept. in 1973 and retired as Assistant Chief in 1996.
Paul was preceded in death by his parents, Herbert and Pauline and sister, Arlene Lewis.

He will be greatly missed by his wife, Christel; daughters, Bettina (Steve) Ray and Kerstin (Michael) Stults; grandsons, Adam (Leah) Ray, Tanner Lewis Stults and Dalton Lewis Stults; brother, James (Jean) Lewis, many loving family members, longtime friends and great neighbors.

Services for Paul will be held 1 p.m. Monday, February 17 at Iles Grandview Park Chapel. The family will receive friends following the service until the leaving for a 3 p.m. graveside service at Oakwood Cemetery in Pleasant Hill.

Donations may be made to the Animal Rescue League or Unity Point Hospice.

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Grandview Park Funeral Home
3211 Hubbell Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50317
Monday, February 17, 2014
1:00 PM
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Oakwood Cemetery
Pleasant Hill, IA US
Monday, February 17, 2014