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Evan Larson Lewis was born November 28, 1920, in Birmingham, Jefferson Co., AL, and died March 6, 2013, in Denver, CO, at age 92. He is the son of Robert Ash Lewis of Ramona, Lake Co., Dakota Territory (SD), and Freeda Wilhemina Larson of Farmington Twp., Waupaca Co., WI.

Bernice Bernardine "Bernie" Buck was born June 16, 1919, in Paces, Halifax Co., VA. She is the daughter of John Elmore Buck and Clara Maggie Engleman.

Evan Larson Lewis and Bernice Bernardine Buck were married February 26, 1944, in Baltimore, Baltimore Co., MD.

Evan Larson Lewis and Bernice Bernardine (Buck) Lewis had two children:

  1. Sharon Bea Lewis: Born about 1948 in Indianapolis, IN. Married May 29, 1976, in Sterling, Logan Co., CO, to Theodore Charles "Ted" Mazel: Born about 1939 in Hereford Twp., Weld Co., CO.
  2. Griffith Trout Lewis: Born about 1952 in Washington, DC. Married July 10, 1976, in Chicago, Cook Co., IL, to Barbara Ann O'Brien: Born about 1953.




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The 1910 U. S. Census taken on May 9, 1910, shows John E. Buck (age 27) born in Virginia to Virginia-born parents is a Treasurer in a Furniture Store owning his own home free of a mortgage and living in Big Lick Dist., Roanoke Co., VA. Living with him is his wife of one year, Clara M. Buck (age 24) born in Virginia to Virginia-born parents, and is childless. Also living there is his unmarried brother, Albert D. Buck (age 31) born in Virginia to Virginia-born parents, a Home Building Contractor.

Bernice Bernardine Buck was born June 16, 1919, in Paces, Halifax Co., VA.

The 1920 U. S. Census taken on January 6, 1920, shows Robert A. Lewis (age 28) born in South Dakota to New York and Iowa-born parents is a Manufacturer Draftsman owning his own home at 6213 First Avenue South, Birmingham, Jefferson Co., AL. Living with him is his wife, Freeda W. Lewis (age 26) born in Wisconsin to Swedish-born parents, who is an Army Nurse. The second household at this address is renting from Robert Lewis, and are Robert's parents: William Lewis (age 60) born in New York to Wales and New York-born parents, who is a Grocery Merchant; and Nellie Lewis (age 58) born in Iowa to Maryland and Ohio-born parents.

The 1920 U. S. Census taken on February 7, 1920, shows John E. Buck (age 36) born in Virginia to Virginia-born parents is a General Farm Farmer owning his own farm and living in Birch Creek Dist., Halifax Co., VA. Living with him is his wife, Clara E. Buck (age 35) born in Virginia to Virginia-born parents. Also living there is his daughter, Bernice B. Buck (age 6/12) born in Virginia to Virginia-born parents.

Evan Larson Lewis was born November 28, 1920, in Birmingham, Jefferson Co., AL.

The 1930 U. S. Census taken on April 5, 1930, shows Robert A. Lewis (age 38) born in South Dakota to New York and Alabama-born parents and first married at age 27 is a Sales Manager for a Pipe Manufacturer owning his own home valued at $10,000 at 306 90th Street North, Roebuck, Jefferson Co., AL. Living with him is his wife Freeda L. Lewis (age 36) born in Wisconsin to Swedish-born parents and first married at age 27. Also lining at home are their three sons, all born in Alabama to South Dakota and Wisconsin-born parents: Evan L. Lewis (age 9); Gordon H. Lewis (age 6); and Robert G. Lewis (age 2-6/12).

The 1930 U. S. Census taken on April 14, 1930, shows John E. Buck (age 47) born in Virginia to Virginia-born parents is a divorced Real Estate Salesman Lodging at 139 Stow Avenue S. W., Jefferson Ward, Independent City., Roanoke, Roanoke Co., VA.

The 1940 U. S. Census taken on April 3, 1940, shows R. A. Lewis (age 48) born in South Dakota, and 5 years ago was living in the Same Place, and with 4 years of College, is a married Camp Commander for the C. C. C. who owns his home worth $3,000 and is living at 6105 1st Avenue North, 34th Ward, City of Birmingham, Jefferson Co., AL. Living with him are: his wife, Freeda Lewis (age 48) born in Wisconsin, and 5 years ago was living in the Same Place, and with 4 years of College; his unmarried son, Evan Lewis (age 19) born in Alabama, and 5 years ago was living in the Same Place, and with 1 year of College, an Instructor in a College Lab; his unmarried son, Gordon Lewis (age 16) born in Alabama, and 5 years ago was living in the Same Place, and with 4 years of High School, a Machinist Helper in a Machine Shop; and his unmarried son, Robert G. Lewis (age 12) born in Alabama, and 5 years ago was living in the Same Place, and with 5 years of School.

Evan Larson Lewis and Bernice Bernardine Buck were married February 26, 1944, in Baltimore, MD.

Col. / Dr. Evan L. Lewis in 1968 was chief of the urology services at Fitzsimmons surgery department, Fitzsimmons General Army Hospital, Aurora, CO.


Seasons, The Magazine of Samford University, Samford University, Birmingham, AL, Summer 2003

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EVAN L. LEWIS is a retired physician in Denver, Colo. He spent 30 years in the U.S. Army, seven years in private practice and five years in civil service.


Rocky Mountain News (CO) - November 20, 2001

Deceased Name: ORVILLE JOSEPH MAZEL

ORVILLE JOSEPH MAZEL, 81, of Thornton died Oct. 30. Services were Nov. 3. Mr. Mazel was born in Lawrence, Neb., on Aug. 24, 1920. He was a carpenter. He served in the Army Air Forces during World War II. He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the Elks Club. Survivors include son Rod of Thornton; daughters Toni Kooy of Colorado Springs, Trudi Lopez of Lafayette; sisters Frances of Nebraska, Barbara Ann and Mary Ellen, both of Denver; brother Ted of Sterling; seven grandchildren; one great-grandchild.


Denver Post, The (CO) - November 21, 2001

Deceased Name: Orville Joseph Mazel

Orville Joseph Mazel, 81, of Thornton, a retired trim carpenter, died Oct. 30 in Thornton. Services were Nov. 3 at Village Baptist Church. There was cremation. He was born Aug. 24, 1920, in Lawrence, Neb. He served as a technical sergeant in the Army Air Forces during World War II. He was a life member of VFW and a member of Elks. He is survived by a son, Rod, Thornton; two daughters, Toni Kooy, Colorado Springs, and Trudi Lopez, Lafayette; a brother, Ted, Sterling; three sisters, Frances, Lodgepole, Neb., Barbara Ann and Mary Ellen, both of Denver; seven grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.


Rocky Mountain News (CO) - July 6, 1993

Deceased Name: MILDRED MARIE OTT

71, of Commerce City died July 3 at Aurora Regional Medical Center. Services will be 10 a.m. Thursday, July 8, at Aspen Chapel in Commerce City. Mrs. Ott was a homemaker who loved to make quilts, sing and dance. Survivors include her husband, George Ott; two sons, George Ott Jr. and Charles L. Ott; a daughter, Susan E. Hausfather-Smith; three sisters, Wilma Norcott of Sidney, Neb., Francis Stenfeldt of Elko, Nev., and Barbara Mazel of Denver; two brothers, Orville J. Mazel of Denver and Ted Mazel of Sterling; and 11 grandchildren.


Evan Larson Lewis died March 6, 2013, in Denver, CO, at age 92.


The Denver Post, Denver, CO, March 10, 2013

Evan Larson Lewis

November 28, 1920 - March 6, 2013

Evan Larson Lewis, age 92, passed away March 6, 2013. Evan was born in Birmingham, Alabama, November 28, 1920, He attended Howard College in Birmingham where he graduated with Honors in 1942. He then attended the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. On February 26, 1944, he married Bernardine buck of Roanoke, Virginia, a dietitian at Hopkins Hospital. Following internship at the Brady Urological Institute of The Johns Hopkins Hospital, he entered active duty with the United States Army. His 30 years of active duty included tours at Walter Reed General Hospital, Letterman General Hospital, Madigan General Hospital and Fitzsimons General Hospital. He served overseas with two tours in Korea and one each in Japan and Germany. He was awarded the Legion of Merit with Oak Leaf Cluster, The Korean Order of Merit with Gold Star, and the Meritorious Service Medal. Following his retirement from the army he entered private practice in Denver and concluded his medical career as Chief of Professional Service at The Rocky Mountain Arsenal. Association, the American Medical Association, the Colorado Medical Society and a Founding member of the Society of Government Service Urologists. He was a member of Aurora Lodge #156 AF&AM. Evan is survived by his wife Bernardine, a daughter Sharon Mazel of Sterling, Colorado, a son Griffith Lewis of Libertyville, Illinois, two grandchildren, a step grandchild and one great grandchild.