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Elaine Lewis

August 19, 1927 — May 25, 2021

Detroit Lakes

Elaine J. Lewis, 93, Detroit Lakes, MN, passed away Tuesday, May 25, 2021 at Oak Crossing.

Elaine June Lewis was born August 19, 1927 in Perham, MN to Edward and Emelia (Sandau) Wilschewski.  She was raised in Vergas and is a graduate of Frazee High School.  Elaine was united in marriage to Leonard Lewis, October 30, 1948 in Vergas.  They made their home in Detroit Lakes where they raised their family.  Once the children were grown, Elaine worked as the baker at Emmanuel Nursing Home.  Leonard died March 29, 1978.

Elaine enjoyed family time, gardening, embroidery, baking, being involved in Zion Lutheran Church and in the church guild.

Survivors include 2 sons: Richard (Pamela), Scott and a daughter, Sandy Larson; 5 grandchildren: Shawn Larson, Travis (Kyann) Lewis, Nichole Shell, Hope (Joe) Johnson and Jackie Larson; 6 great grandchildren: Tristyn Lewis,  Baily Lewis, Morghan Shell, Braden Shell, Wyatt Johnson and Gunnar Temple.

In addition to her husband, Leonard, she was preceded in death by her parents; a daughter-in-law, Cindy Loberg; 2 brothers:  Donald and Herbert.

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Saturday, May 29, 2021

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25802 130th Street

, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501

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