DEFOREST, WI/ PALMETTO, FL – Albert W. Lewis, age 70, passed away unexpectedly at his home in Florida on Thursday, March 9, 2017.

Al was born on August 16, 1946 in Madison, WI to Narvil and Leona Lewis. He graduated from East High in 1964. Right after graduation he joined the US Air Force. While stationed in Maine he met his future wife Fran Roy. They married on April 20, 1968 in Old Town Maine. Al worked for many years at MG&E, retiring in August of 2006. He enjoyed cooking, bowling, soft ball, hunting, fishing, spending time at his cabin in Mercer, WI, and especially spending time with his family. Al will be greatly missed by all that knew him.

Al is survived by his wife of 49 years, Fran; children, Lori Blomgren and Tony; grandchildren, Taylor Blomgren, Brooke Mecum, and Jadeyn; great granddaughter, Nevaeh Rodger; brother, Steve; sister, Sharon Nachreiner; very close friend, Marv Benkowski. Further survived by nieces, nephews other family and friends. He is preceded in death by his parents; grandson Cody Blomgren; and sister Lois Cowan.

A funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM on Saturday, March 25, 2017 at RYAN FUNERAL HOME, 6924 Lake Road, DeForest. A visitation will be held from NOON until time of the service on Saturday at the funeral home. Burial Highland Memory Gardens at a later date.

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