Albert Lewis Sr., 78, Topeka: Aug. 4, 1945 – May 24, 2024 – Osage County Online | Osage County News

Albert Lewis Sr., 78, Topeka: Aug. 4, 1945 – May 24, 2024

TOPEKA, Kan. – Albert Lewis Sr., 78, of Osage City, Kan., passed away May 24, 2024, at Stormont-Vail Hospital, Topeka, Kan. Albert was born Aug. 4, 1945, in Enid, Okla.

Albert was a lifelong resident of Topeka until moving to Osage Nursing Center, Osage City. He grew up attending school in Topeka and at East Topeka High School. Growing up, Albert enjoyed hunting, fishing, and cutting wood. He also worked on racecars at Dreasher Speedway, in East Topeka. Albert loved archery and was a member of the Topeka Bow Hunter’s Club, claiming a personal best of a 215 lb. draw on his bow. Albert worked for many years at Petros in Topeka, then at Kansas Orthotics and Prosthetics until his retirement in the mid 1990s.

Albert’s interest in ham radio operation was a hobby he shared with his wife, Sonia (Irish) Lewis. They were united in marriage Sept. 7, 1965, in Topeka. She preceded him in death. Also preceding him in death are his parents, Lyle and Ruby (Bowers) Clark.

His outgoing personality and ornery nature are lovingly remembered by his daughters, Ruby Tate (Gary) and Terri Fields, all of Topeka; son, Albert Lewis Jr. (Angie), Osage City; three brothers, Henry Clark (Debbi), Emporia, Kan., David Clark (Nola), Topeka, and Bobby Lewis (Ruth), Topeka; and 11 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

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