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Donna Rae Lewis, 86

Donna Rae Lewis, 86, of Hudson, Wis., passed away on Saturday, March 22, after a brief illness at Christian Community Home in Hudson, Wis.

She was born in Rhinelander, on Nov. 24, 1927, the daughter of the late Einar and Helen Carlson. She graduated from Rhinelander High School in 1945, and worked at First National Bank and the Ripco Credit Union.

She was married to the late John A. (Jack) Lewis, Sr., of Rhinelander.

She is survived by two sons, John A. (Alison) Lewis, Jr. of Flowood, Miss., and Gary C. (Paige) Lewis of Hudson; along with five grandchildren, Mitchell (Greta) Lewis, Mackenzie Lewis, Miles Lewis, all of Hudson, Sean (Rachel) Simmons of Ruston, La., and Matthew (Brenna) Simmons of Denver, Colo.; and three great-grandchildren, Ellen Simmons, Anna Simmons, and Jack Simmons, all of Louisiana.

Carlson Funeral Home is in charge of funeral arrangements.

Visitation and funeral services will be at Trinity Lutheran Church in Rhinelander from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. on Wednesday, March 26, with the funeral and graveside services to follow at 12 noon.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that any memorials be sent to Trinity Lutheran Church, 235 North Stevens Street, Rhinelander, WI, 54501.

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