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Henry Lewis was born April 26, 1887, in Waupaca, Waupaca Co., WI, and died July 12, 1948, in Tacoma, Pierce Co., WA, at age 61. Buried in New Tacoma Cemetery, University Place, Pierce Co., WA. He is the son of Gustav Larsson Lewis of Fröbbestorp, Torsås, Kalmar lan, Smaland, Sweden, and Julianne Marie Anderson of Tisvilde, Denmark. 

Theresia Eugenia Victoria Bodin was born January, 1893, in Sundsvall, Västernorrland Län, Sweden, and died November 11, 1961, in Tacoma, Pierce Co., WA, at age 68. Buried in New Tacoma Cemetery, University Place, Pierce Co., WA. She is the daughter of Johan E. "John" Bodin of Sweden, and Ida W. Norgren of Sweden.

Henry Lewis and Theresa Eugenia Victoria Bodin were married 1911 in Elgin, Grant Co., ND.

Henry Lewis and Theresa Eugenia Victoria (Bodin) Lewis had two children:

  1. Ethel Clara Lewis: Born December 11, 1914, in the Village of New Leipzig, Grant Co., ND; Died August 14, 2006, in Puyallup, Pierce Co., WA (age 91). Buried in New Tacoma Cemetery, University Place, Pierce Co., WA. Married (1) about 19936 in Grant Co., ND, to Willis Wilson Leer: Born May 10, 1915, in Pretty Rock Twp., Morton Co., ND; Died May 3, 1973, in Pasadena, Los Angeles Co., CA (age 57). Buried in Los Angeles National Cemetery, Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co., CA. Divorced. Married (2) 1953 to Glen H. Bielenberg: Born August 1, 1920, in Uniontown, WA; July 28, 2001, in Tacoma, Pierce Co., WA (age 81). Harold Wilson Leer then married Maurite A. Terres.
  2. Harold William Henry Lewis: Born June 2, 1919, in Mankato, Blue Earth Co., MN; Died July 30, 1973, in Kern Co., CA (age 54). Buried in Desert Memorial Park, Ridgecrest, Kern Co., CA. Married February 8, 1942, in Pierce Co., WA, to Kathleen L. Hudson: Born October 22, 1922, in Long Beach, Los Angeles Co., CA; Unknown. Divorced. Married (2) September 1, 1940, in Vancouver, Clark Co., WA, to Fern J. Baker. Dan. R. Hudson (born 1885 in Appleton, MO) and Dale (Copen) Hudson (born 1885 in Lead Hill, AR) and Floyd Hudson (born 1910 in Galena, KS).

Ronald Gary Leer was born March 15, 1941, in Los Angeles Co., CA, and died December 17, 1958, in Tacoma, Pierce Co., WA, at age 17.

Richard E. "Dick" Wood was born September 22, 1937, in Weldon, IA, and died August 11, 2006, in Puyallup, Pierce Co., WA (age 68). Married to Donna Jeanne Leer: Born April 15, 1936, in Unknown.

Sharon Therese Leer was born April 3, 1954, in Los Angeles Co., CA. Married December 29, 1976, in Orange Co., CA, to Robert Patrick Leer: Born March 21, 1953, in San Diego Co., CA. Mother's maiden name was Hearn.




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Henry Lewis and Theresa Eugenia Victoria (Bodin) Lewis are buried in New Tacoma Cemetery, University Place, Pierce Co., WA. Thanks to Find-A-Grave for making these images available.


Harold William Lewis is buried in Desert Memorial Park, Ridgecrest, Kern Co., CA. Thanks to Find-A-Grave for making this image available.


Willis Wilson Leer is buried in Los Angeles National Cemetery, Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co., CA. Thanks to Find-A-Grave for making this image available.


Henry Lewis was born April 26, 1887, in Waupaca, Waupaca Co., WI.

Theresia Eugenia Victoria Bodin was born January 1893 in Sundsvall, Västernorrland Län, Sweden.

Joh. E. Bodin, Ida Bodin, and Theresia Bodin departed Göteborg, Sweden, on June 29, 1894, with a destination of Albert Lea, MN.

The 1900 U. S. Census taken on June 5, 1900, shows Gust Lewis (age 52) born May 1848 in Sweden of Swedish-born parents and is a naturalized citizen immigrating in 1872 is a carpenter living on State Street, 2nd Ward, Waupaca, Waupaca Co., WI. Living with him is his wife of 24 years, Julia Lewis (age 42) born June 1858 in Denmark of Danish-born parents who emigrated in 1870, and 8 of the 9 children born in Wisconsin to her are still alive and all but Albert are living at home: Idith Lewis (age 20) born July 1879 who is a dry goods clerk; Edward Lewis (age 18) born November 1882 who is delivering; Hjalmar Lewis (age 15) born January 1885); Henry Lewis (age 13) born April 1887; Clara Lewis (age 9) born March 1891; Irving Lewis (age 7) born May 1893; and Rubin Lewis (age 7/12) born November 1899. Also living there is a lodger, Mary Jenkins (age 25).

The 1900 U. S. Census taken on July 3, 1900, shows John Bondine (age 36) born May 1864 in Sweden to Swedish-born parents and having emigrated in 1894 and applied for citizenship is a Copper Miner who rents his home and is living in Franklin Twp., Houghton Co., MI. Living with him is his wife of 8 years, Ida Bondine (age 27) born March 1873 in Sweden to Swedish-born parents, having emigrated in 1894, with both children born to her still alive, and living at home: Tresa Bondine (age 7) born January 1893 in Sweden and having emigrated in 1894; and Arnie Bondine (age 1) born May 1899 in Michigan.

The 1905 Wisconsin State Census taken on June 1, 1905, shows Gustavus Lewis (age 57) born in Sweden to Swedish-born parents is a Carpenter owning his home with a mortgage and living in the 2nd Ward, City of Waupaca, Waupaca Co., WI. Living with him is his wife, Julia Lewis (age 47) born in Denmark to Danish-born parents. Also living there are his seven unmarried children, all born in Wisconsin to Swedish and Danish-born parents: Edith Lewis (age 26) a Clerk; Elmer Lewis (age 20) a Cigar Maker; Henry Lewis (age 17); Clara Lewis (age 14); Irving Lewis (age 12); Ruben B. Lewis (age 5); and Philip A. Lewis (age 1).

The 1905 Minnesota State Census taken on June 2, 1905, shows John Bodin (age 41) born in Sweden to Swedish-born parents and having lived in Minnesota for 9 years and having lived in this district for 9 years is a Quarry Foreman and is living in the Village of Sandstone, Pine Co., MN. Living with him are: Ida Bodin (age 33) born in Sweden to Swedish-born parents and having lived in Minnesota for 9 years and having lived in this district for 9 years; Terasa Bodin (age 12) born in Sweden to Swedish-born parents and having lived in Minnesota for 9 years and having lived in this district for 9 years; Malin Bodin (age 6) born in Minnesota to Swedish-born parents and having lived in Minnesota for 6 years and having lived in this district for 6 years; and Bertha Norgren (age 68) born in Sweden to Swedish-born parents and having lived in Minnesota for 6 years and having lived in this district for 6 years.

The 1910 U. S. Census taken on April 22, 1910, shows Henry Lewis (age 23) born in Wisconsin to Swedish and Danish-born parents is an unmarried Electrical Engineer for a Power Plant and is living at a boarding house in the Village of Sandstone, Sandstone Twp., Pine Co., MN.

The 1910 U. S. Census taken on April 19, 1910, shows John E. Bodine (age 35) born in Sweden to Swedish-born parents and having emigrated in 1894 and a Naturalized citizen is a Foreman at Sandstone Quarry who owns his home free of a mortgage and is living in the Village of Sandstone, Sandstone Twp., Pine Co., MN. Living with him is his wife of 19 years, Ida Bodine (age 38) born in Sweden to Swedish-born parents, having emigrated in 1894, with 2 of the 3 children born to her still alive. Also living there are his two unmarried children, both born to Swedish-born parents: Teresa E. V. Bodine (age 17) born in Sweden and having emigrated in 1894; and Amelia A. Bodine (age 11) born in Minnesota. Also living there is John's widowed mother-in-law, Bertha Norgren (age 74) born in Sweden to Swedish-born parents, having emigrated in 1900 with 1 of the 3 children born to her still alive.

Henry Lewis and Theresa Eugenia Victoria Bodin were married 1911 in Elgin, Grant Co., ND.

The 1915 North Dakota State Census taken on April 1, 1915, shows Henry Lewis; Therisa Lewis; and Ethel Lewis are living in New Leipzig, Grant Co., ND. The adjacent family consists of: Ed Lewis and Karrie Lewis.

The WWI Draft Registration Report taken on June 5, 1917, shows Henry Lewis (age 30) born April 26, 1887, in Waupaca, WI, is an Electrician and is a partner in the business of Lewis Brothers, New Leipzig, ND, and is living in New Leipzig, Morton Co., ND. He has a wife and child.


   

The Henry Lewis WWI Draft Registration Report.


The 1920 U. S. Census taken on January 20, 1920 shows Henry Lewis (age 32) born in Wisconsin of Swedish and Danish-born parents is a repairman in a garage owning his own home at 3 in Block 3 in the Village of New Leipzig, Grant Co., ND. Living with him is his wife Teresa Lewis (age 27) born in Sweden of Swedish-born parents and emigrating about 1895 and naturalized in 1912. At home is their two children: Ethel C. Lewis (age 5) born in North Dakota to Wisconsin and Swedish-born parents; and Harold W. H. Lewis (age 6/12) born in Minnesota to Wisconsin and Swedish-born parents. A garage laborer also lives in the house. Living on the adjacent house is Henry's brother, Edward Lewis and family.

The 1920 U. S. Census taken on January 3, 1920, shows John Boedin (age 55) born in Sweden to Swedish-born parents and having emigrated in 1895 and becoming a Naturalized citizen in 1900 is a Stationery Ldy. Engineer who rents his home and is living at 213 1/2  Front Street, 3rd Ward, City of Mankato, Blue Earth Twp., Blue Earth Co., MN. Living with him is his wife, Ida W. Boedin (age 47) born in Sweden to Swedish-born parents and having emigrated in 1895 and a Naturalized citizen.

The 1925 North Dakota State Census taken on April 1, 1925, shows Henry Lewis (age 38); Therisa Lewis (age 32); Ethel Lewis (age 10); and Harold Lewis (age 5) are living in New Leipzig, Grant Co., ND.

The 1930 U. S. Census taken on April 17, 1930 shows Henry Lewis (age 42) born in Wisconsin of Swedish and Danish-born parents is an electrician owning his own home worth $3,500 at 3rd Ward in Block 7 in the Village of New Leipzig, Grant Co., ND, and first married at age 24 and having a radio. Living with him is his wife Teresa Lewis (age 38) born in Sweden of Swedish-born parents and first married at age 18. At home is their two children: Ethel Lewis (age 15) born in Wisconsin to Wisconsin and Swedish-born parents; and Herold Lewis (age 10) born in North Dakota to Wisconsin and Swedish-born parents. Herbert Lewis (age 20) born in Wisconsin to Wisconsin-born parents also lives in the house and is unmarried.

The 1930 U. S. Census taken on April 2, 1930, shows John E. Bodin (age 66) born in Sweden to Swedish-born parents and having emigrated in 1894 and a Naturalized citizen and first married at age 26 is a Laundry Engineer who rents his home for $37/month and is living at 416 East Jackson, 4th Ward, City of Mankato, Blue Earth Co., MN. Living with him is his wife, Ida C. Bodin (age 58) born in Sweden to Swedish-born parents and having emigrated in 1894 and a Naturalized citizen and first married at age 18. Also living there are his two granddaughters, both born in Minnesota to Minnesota-born parents: Elda M. Kuentzel (age 11); and Ione G. Kuentzel (age 9). A widowed Roomer also lives there.

The 1940 U. S. Census taken on April 9, 1940, shows Henry Lewis (age 52) born in Wisconsin, and 5 years ago was living in Elgin, Grant Co., ND, and with 4 years of High School, is a married Refrigeration Man, and who rents his home for $17.50/month and is living at 911 Kay Street, 3rd Ward, City of Tacoma, Pierce Co., WA. Living with him is his wife, Therese Lewis (age 46) born in Sweden, and 5 years ago was living in Elgin, Grant Co., ND, and with 8 years of School.

The 1940 U. S. Census taken on April 10, 1940, shows Willis W. Leer (age 24) born in North Dakota, and 5 years ago was living in Elgin, Grant Co., ND, and with 3 years of High School, is a married Delivery Truck Driver Retail Furniture, and who rents his home for $30/month and is living at 5709 Fourth Avenue, 65th Ward, City of Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co., CA. Living with him are: his wife, Ethel Leer (age 25) born in North Dakota, and 5 years ago was living in Elgin, Grant Co., ND, and with 4 years of High School; and his daughter, Donna J. Leer (age 3) born in North Dakota.

Harold William Henry Lewis and Kathleen L. Hudson were married February 8, 1942, in Pierce Co., WA.


Harold William Henry Lewis and Kathleen L. Hudson Marriage Certificate.


The WWII Draft Registration Report taken on April 27, 1942, shows Henry Lewis (age 55) born April 26, 1887, in Waupaca, WI, works for Coca-Cola Bottling Co., and is living at 818 South Anderson, Tacoma, Pierce Co., WA.


   

The Henry Lewis WWII Draft Registration Report.


Henry Lewis died July 12, 1948, in Tacoma, Pierce Co., WA, at age 61. Buried in New Tacoma Cemetery, University Place, Pierce Co., WA.


Tacoma News Tribune, Tacoma, Pierce Co., WA, Wednesday, July 14, 1948

HENRY LEWIS

Henry Lewis, 61, of 818 So. Anderson St., a refrigeration mechanic who had been employed by the Coca-Cola Bottling company for 40 years, died Monday in a local hospital. He was born in Waupaca, Wis., and came to Tacoma 11 years ago. He was a member of the Lutheran church, Joseph Warren lodge 235, F. & A. M., Afifi temple of the Shrine, the Shrine band, Scottish Rite bodies and the Craftsman of Engineers. Surviving are his wife, Theresa; a son, Harold and a daughter, Mrs. Ethel Leer, all of Tacoma; six brothers, Elmer of Sumner, Albert and Irvin of Waupaca, Phillip of Paynes Point, Meenas, Wis., Reuben of Stevens Point, Wis., and Edward of New Leipzig, N. D.; two sisters, Mrs. Edith Leer of Waupaca and Mrs. Clara Peterson of Menasha, Wis., and four grandchildren. Rose Croix services will be held Wednesday at 1 p. m. at the Buckley-King Funeral church. Joseph Warren lodge will officiate at graveside services at the New Tacoma cemetery.


Theresa Eugenia Victoria (Bodin) Lewis died November 11, 1961, in Tacoma, Pierce Co., WA, at age 68. Buried in New Tacoma Cemetery, University Place, Pierce Co., WA.


Tacoma News Tribune, Tacoma, Pierce Co., WA, Monday, November 13, 1961

MRS. HENRY LEWIS

Mrs. Henry (Theresa V.) Lewis, 69, of 4821 S. D St., died Saturday in a local hospital. Born in Sundsvall, Sweden, she came to Tacoma in 1937 from Elgin, N.D. She was a member of Warren Chapter No. 178, Order of Eastern Star; Ladies of the Universal Craftsmen, Council of Engineers; and Daughters of the Nile. Survivors include a son, Harold of Ephrata; a daughter, Mrs. Ethel Bielenberg of Tacoma; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services are announced today by C. O. Lynn Co., Desired contributions may be sent to the Heart Fund.


Loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother Ethel was born on December 11, 1914 to Henry and Theresa Lewis in New Leipzig, North Dakota. She passed away on August 14, 2006 in Tacoma, WA. She was raised in North Dakota and lived the majority of her adult life in the North End of Tacoma, WA. Ethel was valedictorian of her graduating high school class, attended business college and worked for the City of Tacoma for many years. She enjoyed shopping, traveling south to Arizona during the winter months, volunteering for the orthopedic guild and being involved with activities at the senior center. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.

Burial: New Tacoma Cemetery, Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington, USA


Ethel C. Bielenberg

Loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother Ethel was born on December 11, 1914 to Henry and Theresa Lewis in New Leipzig, North Dakota. She passed away on August 14, 2006 in Tacoma, WA. She was raised in North Dakota and lived the majority of her adult life in the North End of Tacoma, WA. Ethel is survived by her daughter Donna Jeanne Wood, twin granddaughters: Beth (Bob) Ladner, Carol (Tim) Hop, great granddaughters: Brianna, Jessica, Kristie, Molly, and Rebecca all of Puyallup, WA. Preceded in death by her loving husband, Glen H. Bielenberg, son, Ronald G. Leer, brother, Harold Lewis, son-in-law, Richard E. Wood. Ethel was valedictorian of her graduating high school class, attended business college and worked for the City of Tacoma for many years. She enjoyed shopping, traveling south to Arizona during the winter months, volunteering for the orthopedic guild and being involved with activities at the senior center. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Services will be held on Saturday, August 19, at New Tacoma Cemetery. Viewing will be held at 1pm with services following at 2pm. Thank you to the staff at Heartwood Care Facility for the wonderful care and attention over the past few years.

Pub Date: 8/18/2006
Tacoma News Tribune


Glen H. Bielenberg

8/1/20 - 7/28/01 Glen was born in Uniontown, WA, to Anton Bielenberg and Martha Schumacher. After graduating from St. Boniface H. S., he served his country during WWII in the Coast Guard. He worked for the Federal Government at M.R.O.D. and McChord A.F.B., retiring in 1982. He was preceded in death by his parents, brother Al Jutte; son Ronald Leer, and wife Vivian. He married Ethel Leer in 1953 and together they enjoyed almost 48 years of marriage. He is survived by his wife Ethel; daughter Donna (Dick) Wood; granddaughters Beth (Bob) Ladner and Carol (Tim) Hop; great granddaughters Brianna, Jessica and Rebecca Hop, Kristie and Molly Ladner; sisters Gen (Rey) Oenning, Tacoma; Angela Gross, Minneapolis; sister-in-law Louise Jutte and many nieces and nephews. The family wishes to thank the staff at Park Rose Care Center. If you choose, donations may be made to the American Heart Association or Point Defiance Senior Center. Viewing will be held Thursday, August 2nd from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at New Tacoma Funeral Home. Services will be held Friday, August 3rd at 2:00 p.m. in the Evergreen Chapel at New Tacoma Cemetery. Pub Date: 8/1/2001

Tacoma News Tribune


In 1940, Harold Lewis was an unmarried Page in a Library, and living at the YMCA in Seattle, WA.

 

 

Name: Harold Lewis
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 2 Jun 1919
Death Date: 30 Jul 1973
SSN: 538035471
Branch 1: NAVY
Enlistment Date 1: 6 Jun 1944
Release Date 1: 10 Mar 1946