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Jean Lewis | Death notice |

ROME CITY – Jean Marie Lewis, 94, died on Friday September 24, 2021 at her home in Rome City, Indiana.

She was born on December 31, 1926 in Fort Wayne, Indiana, to Harold R. and Emily C. Bowser. They preceded her in death.

Jean graduated from New Haven High School in 1945.

She was director of Christian education and programming at Taylor Chapel United Methodist Church 1964-70, Leo United Methodist Church 1970-74, St. Joe’s United Methodist Church from 1974 to 1984, and worked at Printer Memorabilia Manager from 1984 to 1986.

John was a member of the Taylor Chapel United Methodist Church and the United Methodist Women’s Circle-Lydia and the United Methodist Church in the City of Rome.

She is survived by her children Steven R. (Bunnie Bartlett) Lewis, of Kendallville, Indiana, Michael L. (Sharon) Lewis, of Brownsburg, Indiana, Mark A. (Dawn) Lewis, Bonnie J. (Mark) Souder, and Cindy A. Green, all of Auburn, Indiana; 12 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, September 30, 2021, at DO McComb and Sons Maplewood Park Funeral Home, 4017 Maplecrest Road, Fort Wayne, Indiana, with a visitation one hour prior.

Visitations will be held on Wednesday, September 29, 2021, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., at the funeral home.

The masks are to be worn at the request of the family.

Interment will be in Bower Cemetery, Fort Wayne, Indiana.

Memorials can be made at Taylor Chapel United Methodist Church.

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