Donn Lewis


Date: Sat, March 24, 2018
Start time: 10:30 am
Overton Funeral Home
Traer, IA
Arrangements By:
Overton Funeral Home, Traer


Donn Lewis

January 22, 1931 - March 20, 2018

Donn E. Lewis was born on January 22, 1931, the adopted son of Dave and Laura Lewis. He graduated from Reinbeck High School in 1949. Donn served his country in the United States Air Force for 19 years. On January 18, 1965, he was united in marriage to Patty Tanner. The couple made their home around Iowa and settled in Traer in 1969. Donn worked at CMC Construction in Waterloo and later worked in the kitchen at the Meskwaki Casino. He enjoyed watching and listening to all kinds of sports. He was a people-person and loved talking with everyone. Donn died at the age of 87 on Tuesday, March 20, 2018, at Sunrise Hill Care Center in Traer. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; two sons, Mike and Cletus; and a brother, Jim. Donn is survived by three children, Vicky Tanner of Traer, Craig Aswegan of Cedar Rapids, and Lori (Doug) Hosek of Lincoln, Nebraska, and several grandchildren and great grandchildren.

The burial will take place at Buckingham Cemetery with military rites conducted by the Traer American Legion

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