Marlyn J. Lewis

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September 26, 1937 ~ February 22, 2011

Marlyn J. Lewis, 73, of Vancouver, WA, passed away on Feb. 22, 2011. He resided at May Adult Family Care Home from July 2010 until his passing. He was born and raised in Vancouver.
Marlyn married Berniece Mitchell on Nov. 23, 1957.
He was employed by the post office until he went to work for BPA in 1967 until his retirement in 1996.
Marlyn enjoyed archery, hunting, golf, carpentry, and working on cars; especially his VW Bug and Jeep pickup.
Marlyn is survived by his wife of 53 years, Berniece; his children, Pam (Jerry) Gomes, Brent (Cheryle) Lewis, and Brenda Lewis; grandchildren, Jason (Virginia) Gillaspie, Lindsey (Dustin) Moon; great-grandson, Hudson Moon; a brother, Marvene (Barbara); and half sister, Myrna Wegner; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Harold and Rose Lewis; step-father, Orville Lewis; and half brother, Myron Lewis.
The Lewis family would like to express their thanks for the compassionate care provided over the last several months by Mike Stubbs, his wife, Yong Hui, and aide, Nina Golovko.
A memorial service will be held Sun., March 6, 2011 from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Hostess House Chapel, 10017 NE 6th Ave., Vancouver, WA.
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Published in The Columbian on Mar. 4, 2011
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