Obituary Details

Charles Edward Lewis

(07/15/1885 - 04/20/1962)
Courtesy of The Lusk Herald, 05/03/1962

Ed Lewis, 76, Dies April 20

Charles Edward Lewis, 76, of Torrington died at the Torrington Hospital Friday, April 20. Last rites were held at the Colyer Funeral Home the afternoon of April 23 with Ted Chiller officiating Burial was in Valley View Cemetery in Torrington.

He was born July 15, 1885 at Parnell, Mo. and came to Wyoming in 1910 and had been a rancher in the northeast corner of Goshen County near Van Tassell until four years ago when he retired and moved to Torrington.

He was a member of the Jehovahs Witness Church. On June 10, 1908, he married Laura Seegrist at Whitney, Nebr.

Survivors include his widow, three sons, Lester of Van Tassell, Archie of Loveland, Colo., Lawrence of Harrison, and two daughters, Ruby Hebner of Phoenix, and Gladys McKelvey of Torrington. There are also two brothers, Marvin of St. Louis, Mo. and Orval of Guilford, Mo. and four sisters, Nora Kirkbridge of Denver, Bertha West of Vestapole, Calif., Dorothy Powell of San Diego, Calif., and Ruby Wilson of Ravenwood, Mo., and ten grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Besides all the children attending the funeral, other relatives coming were Mrs. Charlotte Brown of Boulder, Mr. and Mrs. L. D. Snodderly of St. Joseph, Mo., Mrs. Ruby Wilson of Ravenwood, Mo., Mr. and Mrs. Orville Lewis of Guildford, Mo., Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Seegrist of Alliance, Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Seegrist of Bayard, Edgar and Warren Seegrist and Mrs. Dorene Dodd of Crawford, Ethel Seegrist and Emma Seegrist of Lusk, Mr. and Mrs. John Hammond of Kirtley, Mr. and Mrs. Elwin Seegrist of Hot Springs, Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Lewis of Van Tassell, Garland McKelvey of Colorado Springs, Colo., and Mr. and Mrs. Roger Seegrist of Van Tassell.

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