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Eddie Malcolm Lewis

June 2, 1931 ~ October 22, 2017 (age 86)

Eddie Malcolm Lewis, 86, of Manchester, Iowa, passed away on Sunday, October 22, 2017, at St. Luke’s Unity Point Hospital in Cedar Rapids.  He was born on June 2, 1931, on the Callahan farm, in Buchanan County, north of Winthrop, the son of Ernest and Elsie (Callahan) Lewis.  Eddie graduated from Manchester High School where he played football and set the record for most rushing yards in a single game.  He served honorably in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War.

 

Eddie was united in marriage to Norma Jean Zimmerman on July 22, 1955, at the Community Congregational Church in Manchester.  Together they lived in Manchester.  Eddie was employed at Ryan Creamery hauling whey; Hawkeye Casting, and Exide until he retired.

Eddie was a member of the Community Congregational Church of Christ,  Manchester American Legion Post #45, and The Pythians. .  He enjoyed golfing, his dogs, and cooking.

Survivors include one sister, Eleanor Barr of Manchester, and several nieces and nephews.

Eddie was preceded in death by his wife, Norma, on June 28, 2011; his parents; two brothers, Donald and Joe; and three sisters, Marietta Lewis, Lana Lee Lewis, and Mary Ann Chrystal.


 Service Information

Visitation
Wednesday
October 25, 2017

9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Leonard-Muller Funeral Home
1500 North Franklin Street
Manchester, IA 52057

Funeral Service
Wednesday
October 25, 2017

11:00 AM
Leonard-Muller Funeral Home
1500 North Franklin Street
Manchester, IA 52057

Interment with Military Rites following Funeral Service

Oakland Cemetery
North Franklin Street
Manchester, IA 52057