Stillwater News Press

Obituaries

February 18, 2013

Clara E. Lewis

Clara E. Lewis, 91, passed away on Feb. 16, 2013 in Oklahoma City, Okla.

Her funeral service will be at 2 pm, Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013 at the Strode Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow at Fairlawn Cemetery. Reverend Elvin Mack will officiate. Strode Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Clara was born on Jan. 10, 1922 to Charley K Vitek and Lottie Jafek Vitek in Stillwater, Okla. She married Fred Clifton Lewis, Jr. on April 29, 1948 in Newkirk, Okla. They remained married until his death.

She enjoyed farming, painting, dancing, playing in her dad’s band, the Harmony Aces Band, and coconut pie.

Clara loved life, family, friends, and her canine best friend, Lala.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Fred Lewis, Jr; parents, Charley and Lottie Vitek; brother, Robert Vitek; daughter, Linda Danhuser; and grandson, J.W. Frick.

She is survived by three sons, Fred C. Lewis III, and his wife, Debbie, of Ripley; Stephen R. Lewis and his wife, Emma, of Stillwater; William “Bill” J. Lewis of Oilton; daughter, Mary Ellen Lewis, of Guthrie; 12 grandchildren, Kristi and husband, Curtis, Stewart; Stacy Urbanowicz; Don Allen Curtis; Travis and wife, Rhea, Frick; Angie and husband, Kevin, Harting; Jessica and husband, Tim, Regan; Kelsi and husband, Lance, Blasier; Stephen Kody and wife, Chelsie, Lewis; Austin Miller; Amanda Miller; Josh Lewis; and Tiffany Lewis; and twelve great-grandchildren, Jordan and Jerrin Stewart; Kailee and Tanner Harting; Ayrali and Payli Blasier; Deacon and Mathias Urbanowicz; Brynlea and Ellea Frick; and Caleb and Olivia Regan.

Condolences may be emailed to the family and an online obituary may be viewed by visiting www.strodefh.com

 

1
Text Only | Photo Reprints
Obituaries
  • William-Savory-obit.jpg William Dean Savory

    William Dean Savory, Wellston resident, passed away on Friday, July 18, 2014, in Stillwater at the age of 60 years.

    July 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • Maxine Humphrey

    Maxine Humphrey, 89, passed away on Thursday, July 17, at her home in Owasso, Okla. Graveside service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 22, at Fairlawn Cemetery in Stillwater, Okla.

    July 21, 2014

  • Hesser-Gloria-obit.jpg Gloria Ann Hesser

    Gloria Ann Hesser, 74, passed away in Stillwater, Okla., on July 18, 2014.
    A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 23, at Sunnybrook Christian Church,

    July 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • Lillie Maxine Dunford

    Lillie Maxine Dunford, a longtime Perry resident, died Saturday, July 19, 2014, at the Perry Green Valley Nursing Home, Perry at the age of 96.

    July 21, 2014

  • Glen-Dale-Nixon-obit.jpg Glen Dale Nixon

    Glen Dale Nixon, age 58, of Oklahoma, passed away July 5, 2014, in Oklahoma City after a long illness.

    July 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • HUMPHREY-MAXINE-obit.jpg Maxine Humphrey

    Maxine Humphrey, 89, passed away on Thursday, July 17, at her home in Owasso, Okla. Her graveside service will be 11 a.m. on Tuesday, July 22, at Fairlawn Cemetery in Stillwater, Okla.

    July 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • Ervin Carl “Rip” Hermann

    Ervin Carl “Rip” Hermann was born on July 17, 1927, in Oklahoma City to Emil and Eda (Wittkopp) Hermann. He passed away Thursday, July 17, 2014, in Georgetown, Texas, at the age of 87 years.

    July 19, 2014

  • Buckingham-obit.jpg Nerva “Lorene” Buckingham

    Nerva “Lorene” Buckingham, 91, of Glencoe, Okla., passed peacefully from this life on July 16, 2014, with her family by her side.

    July 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • Donald Wayne Barnes

    Donald Wayne Barnes, a longtime Oilton resident, passed away on Wednesday, July 16, 2014, at the Hillcrest Hospital in Tulsa at the age of 75.

    July 19, 2014

  • Betty Ann (Collyar) Bolton

    Betty Ann (Collyar) Bolton, 73,  passed away July 11, 2014.

    July 17, 2014

Buy & Share Photos
NewsPress e-Edition
NewsPress Specials
AP Video
Judge Ponders Overturning Colo. Gay Marriage Ban Airlines Halt Travel to Israel Amid Violence NYPD Chief Calls for 'use of Force' Retraining VA Nominee McDonald Goes Before Congress Bush: Don't Worry, Sugarland Isn't Breaking Up US Official: Most Migrant Children to Be Removed Police Probing Brooklyn Bridge Flag Switch CDC Head Concerned About a Post-antibiotic Era Raw: First Lady Says `Drink Up' More Water Courts Conflicted Over Healthcare Law Holder Urges Bipartisanship on Immigration Raw: Truck, Train Crash Leads to Fireball US Airlines Cancel Israel Flights Obama Signs Workforce Training Law Crash Victims' Remains Reach Ukraine-held City Diplomatic Push Intensifies to End War in Gaza Cat Fans Lap Up Feline Film Festival Michigan Plant's Goal: Flower and Die Veteran Creates Job During High Unemployment
Stocks
NDN Video
Samsung Pre-Trolls The IPhone 6 With New Ad Jimmy Kimmel Introduces His Baby Girl Swim Daily, Nina Agdal in the Cook Islands Guilty Dog Apologizes to Baby for Stealing Her Toy Prince George Turns 1 and is Already a Trendsetter Train Collides With Semi Truck Carrying Lighter Fluid Kanye West Tells-All on Wedding in "GQ" Interview Tony Dungy Weighs in on Michael Sam Scarlett Johansson Set To Marry In August New Star Wars Episode XII X-Wing Revealed Obama: Putin must push separatists to aid MH17 probe Michigan inmates no longer allowed to wear orange due to 'OITNB' Adam Levine Ties the Knot Sebastian The Ibis Walks Beautiful Bride Down The Aisle | ACC Must See Moment NASA Ceremony Honors Moon Walker Neil Armstrong Faces of Souls Lost in Malaysian Plane Crash 105-year-old woman throws first pitch Man Creates Spreadsheet of Wife's Reasons for Turning Down Sex 'Weird Al' Is Wowed by Album's Success Rory McIlroy struggles, surges, wins British Open
Must Read