Esther Lewis, 87

Wednesday, September 28, 2005

Esther Rae Lewis, 67, of Bruneau, died Sept. 24, 2005, at the Elmore Long Term Care in Mountain Home, with her husband by her side.

A memorial mass will be held at the St. Bridget's Church in Bruneau on Sunday, Oct. 2, at 9 a.m. Services are under the direction of Rost Funeral Home, Mountain Home.

She was born May 27, 1938, in Detroit, Mich., the daughter of Harry and Esther Bennett. She went to school both in Michigan and California.

She graduated from high school in Palm Springs, Calif., and attended two years of college at San Jose State in California.

Esther met Joseph "Joe" Lewis in Richmond, Calif., and they were married Nov. 7, 1977, in Portales, N.M.

She enjoyed cooking and especially loved animals. Her favorite hobby was horseback riding. Esther was also an artist.

She is survived by: her husband, Joe, of Bruneau, and a sister, Harrett Bennett.

She was preceded in death by both parents and two sisters.