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Clifton "Lefty" Lewis

September 4, 1926 — March 2, 2020

Clifton "Lefty" Lewis Jr., age 93, passed away March 2, 2020.

He was born in Council Bluffs, Iowa on September 4, 1926 to the late Clifton Lewis Sr. and Luella (Miller) Lewis. He was an avid fisherman and hunter. He will be deeply missed.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sisters, Gen Kibat and Evelyn Kemmey.

He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Catherine "Katie" Lewis; sons, Ed (Betty) Lewis, Tim (Cathy) Lewis, Scott (Anita) Lewis; daughter, Brenda (Brent) Lambrecht; 8 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; 2 great great grandchildren; and a host of other family and friends.

There will be a memorial visitation on Sunday, March 8, 2020, 3:00-5:00 p.m., at the Hoy-Kilnoski Funeral Home.

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Sunday, March 8, 2020

3:00 - 5:00 pm (Central time)

Hoy-Kilnoski Funeral Home and Crematory

1221 North 16th Street, Council Bluffs, IA 51501

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