Melvin Lewis died Jan. 11. He was 84.

Mr. Lewis was born Feb. 21, 1929, in Forest Grove to Victor and Verna (Schoeler) Lewis. He was raised on the family farm in Kansas City, an unincorporated area in Washington County. He attended Kansas City School and graduated from Forest Grove High School in 1947.

He is survived by his wife Betty; children, Laurie Smith, Terry Lewis, Vickie Lewis and Jill Lovely; and six grandchildren.

A funeral Mass was celebrated at Visitation Church in Verboort.