Glen Lewis, 67, Pomona: Sept. 16, 1950 – June 2, 2018

POMONA, Kan. – Glen Lewis, 67, passed away on Saturday, June 2, 2018, at his home near Pomona, Kan. He was born on Sept. 16, 1950, in Ottawa, Kan., the son of George and Elizabeth Neill Lewis.

Glen had grown up in Quenemo, Kan., and had lived there until moving to Pomona in 1986. He graduated from​ Quenemo High School in 1968 as valedictorian. He​​ served in the U.S. Army in Vietnam from 1969 to 1971.​ He had worked for Hallmark Cards before and after his service, and with his brother Ben, he owned and operated a grocery store, gas station and bus service for several years. He then worked for the Corps of Engineers at Melvern Lake as a heavy equipment operator and water plant operator until his retirement.

Glen was a member of the Lyndon American Legion Post 125 and the Veterans of Foreign Wars 6406. He enjoyed golfing and was an avid outdoorsman, and enjoying hunting and fishing throughout his life. He was a true Royals fan and always followed his grandchildren in their sports.

Glen was married to Delma Wolken on Aug. 25, 1973, in Lawrence, Kan.; they later divorced. He married Jeanette ​Booe​ on Aug. 1, 1986, in Pomona.

Glen was preceded in death by his parents, George and Elizabeth; two brothers, Don Lewis and Ben Lewis; and a nephew, Troy Lewis.

Glen is survived by his wife, Jeanette, of the home; his four children, Stacy​ (Jeff) Welton, of Pomona, Jason​ (Angela)​ Booe, ​St. Petersburg, ​Fla., Dana​ Lewis (Al)​ Creekmore, Caldwell, Idaho, and Bret Lewis, Lyndon, Kan.; sister, Mary Jo Carswell, Quenemo; and five grandchildren.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, June 7, at Feltner Funeral Chapel, Lyndon. Burial will be in the Oak Hill Cemetery, Quenemo. The family will receive friends 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday, at the funeral home, where Royals attire is suggested.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, sent in care of Feltner Funeral Home, 818 Topeka Ave., Lyndon, KS 66451. Online condolences may be left at feltnerfuneralhome.com.

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