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Cheryl Jean Lewis

Published: Monday, July 8, 2013 11:24 a.m. CST

Cheryl Jean Lewis, 45, of Grinnell passed away July 5, 2013 at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines.

In place of a funeral there will be a memorial gathering at 5 p.m. Wednesday at Monroe City Hall. The family will be there to greet any and all friends that want to celebrate Cheryl’s life. There will be a light meal served.

Memorials in her name can be left at any Great Western Bank.

Cheryl was born Sept. 30, 1967 in Unionville, Mo. to Harold Sr. and Charlotte Elam. She was united in marriage to Michael S. Lewis on Aug. 15, 1987.

Cheryl was a wife, mother, homemaker and raised two boys, Curtis and Tyler. She enjoyed square dancing, strolls to the park to feed the geese, listening to music, watching movies and most of all her family. Many people also knew the couple as Bear and Junkman throughout their marriage.

Those left to honor her life are husband Mike; sons, Curtis and Tyler; her father Harold; four sisters, Carolyn Elam, Norma Elam, Mary Elam and Joanna Breckenridge; and one brother, Harold Jr. she was preceded in death by her mother Charlotte; an infant son Brad Lee Jean Lewis; and two sisters, Debra Sweetman and Tonya Elam.

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