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Opal M. Lewis, age 94, of Cedar Springs went to be with her Lord on July 9, 2020. She was born on November 20, 1925 in Cedar Springs to Cyril and Louisa (Spaulding) Remington. She was married to Donald L. Lewis in 1944 and they enjoyed nearly 60 years of marriage before his passing in 2003. Opal loved sewing and quilting and was an excellent cook and baker. She enjoyed canning and sharing her canned items with family and friends. Opal also loved caring for her family and she enjoyed the little things in life. Opal is survived by her children, Marcia Schulz, Don and Beth Lewis, John and Ann Lewis, Linda Struman, Ken and Lorna Lewis, Mike and Cathy Lewis, Beth and Curt Puite, Todd and Tami Lewis; 20 grandchildren, 34 great-grandchildren (with 1 on the way), and 4 great-great-grandchildren; sisters, Beth Vogel and Virginia Staal; and many nieces and nephews. Opal was preceded in death by her husband, Donald; son, Benjamin; grandsons, Jason Paepke and Greg Struman; son-in-laws, Harold Schulz, Lloyd Ogg, Jr. and John Struman; daughter in law, Michile Lewis; as well as 4 brothers and 4 sisters. A celebration of life was held on Friday, July 17 at Opal’s home. As Opal had wished cremation has taken place and Inurnment of her cremains will take place in Solon Township Cemetery. Those who wish may make memorial contributions to a Charity of one’s choice.

Arrangements by Hessel-Cheslek Funeral Home, Sparta

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