Emil Theodore Lewis, Sr.
August 16, 1916 - November 2, 2017
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, November 8, 2017 from 4-7 PM at Buresh Funeral Home in Prescott, Michigan.
Buresh Funeral Home ~ Prescott, Michigan
A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at 7:00 PM at Buresh Funeral Home in Prescott, Michigan.
Emil Theodore Lewis, Sr., age 101, of Alger, Michigan formerly of Livonia, Michigan, passed away Thursday, November 2, 2017. Emil was born on August 16, 1916 in New York City, New York to the late Theodore and Catherine Lewandowsky (Nuciuk). He graduated from Cass Technical High School in Detroit, MI and went on to join the apprenticeship program at the Ford Motor Company. Later, Emil joined the United States Army and served during World War II in the South Pacific, attaining the rank of Captain. Following his time in the service, he returned to the Ford Motor Company and worked as an electrical engineer until his retirement. Emil is survived by his sons, Emil T. (Ester) Lewis, Jr. of Granada Hills, CA, and David J. (Carol) Lewis of Burbank, CA, and grandchildren, Christopher Lewis and Lindsay Lewis. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his loving wife, Wanda Anne Lewis and daughter, Janet Lewis Verna. A visitation service will be held on Wednesday, November 8, 2017 from 4-7 PM with a funeral service beginning at 7 PM at Buresh Funeral Home in Prescott, MI. Emil will be interred on Thursday, November 9, 2017 at 1:00 PM at Parkview Memorial Cemetery in Livonia, MI with his wife and daughter. You may offer your condolences online at www.bureshfuneralhomes.com.
Parkview Memorial Cemetery ~ Livonia, Michigan