Margery “Marge” June Lewis, 84
Beloved mother, grandmother, sister-in-law and friend, Margery “Marge” June Lewis, 84, of Kellogg, Idaho, passed away May 19, 2021 at the Shoshone Medical Center of Kellogg. She was born June 26, 1936 in Kellogg; Marge was the daughter of Heinrich “Hank” and Wilhelmina “Mina” (Bliesner) Dorendorf. At the young age of 12, Marge lost her parents, and was raised by her cousin and husband Viola and Henry Roberts.
Marge has lived in the Silver Valley all of her life and attended and graduated from the Kellogg High School in 1955.
Marge was united in marriage to Dale Lewis on September 21, 1957 in Kellogg; Dale passed away October 1, 2009.
Marge had first worked at the Liberty Theatre then the Rena Theatre of Kellogg. She had also served as a bank teller at the Idaho First National Bank. Marge then served as office manager for the Washington Water Power Company, later becoming Avista Utilities, for 42 years. After retirement, Marge worked at the Senior Meal Site and Curves of Kellogg.
Marge was very loved and active within her community; she was a member of the Avista Trail Blazers for 52 years, a member of the Grandmothers Club, NABA, the Guard Club, the Kellogg Lady Elks, the Good Grief Club of Hospice of North Idaho, the Good Sam RV Club, the Westway Club and the Red Hat Ladies. She had also served on the Staff House Museum board and the Senior Center Board. But most importantly to Marge, she was a wonderful member of the American Lutheran Church of Kellogg- her parents were instrumental in establishing this church; Marge was one of the last original members , being a member for 84 years.
Marge loved and enjoyed her children and grandchildren, in earlier years camping and fishing with Dale and family, cookbooks and cooking, meals with family, traveling, canning, playing cards and collecting pig figurines with an attitude.
Marge is survived by her children Tamie Eberhard of Pinehurst, Teresa (Bill) Orton of Wallace, Lori (John) McCurry of Winnemucca, Nevada and Wendi Lewis of Pinehurst; six grandchildren Troy Nickelby, Ashley Stewart, Lindsey Canfield, Kelsey Fry, Eric Fields and Jaime Lewis; a sister-in-law Shirley Dorendorf of Mesa, Arizona; she is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Marge was preceded in death by her parents, her guardians Vi and Henry Roberts, her younger sister Delores Cates, an older brother Bob Dorendorf and her husband Dale Lewis.
Funeral Services will be held at the American Lutheran Church of Kellogg on Friday, May 28, 2021, at 3:00 P.M. with Rev. Alec Rivera officiating. Interment will be held at the Greenwood Cemetery of Kellogg. A reception and a gathering of family and friends will be held at the Kellogg Elks following services; everyone is welcome.
The family wishes to express their special thanks to Marge’s caregivers- Spike and Toni Hill and Dee Woo.
The family suggests that memorials may be made to the American Lutheran Church, 16 E. Riverside Ave. Kellogg, Idaho 83837.
You may share your memories of Marge and sign her guest book at www.shoshonefuneralservice.com
SHOSHONE FUNERAL SERVICES KELLOGG, IDAHO is entrusted with services.
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