In loving memory of

Charlene Lewig
July 5, 1930 - March 24, 2020

MUSCATINE, Iowa - Charlene Lewig, 89, passed away on Tuesday, March 24, 2020, at her home.

A private family burial will take place. Ralph J. Wittich-Riley-Freers Funeral Home will be in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be sent to
Charlene was born on July 5, 1930, in Muscatine, the daughter of George and Zella Mae Wishart Schumacher. She married Robert Lewig on September 5, 1948 in Muscatine.

Charlene worked at the telephone company, Dollar Stamp Store, the County Treasurer Department for the Court House, and then retired from West Middle School. She was a member of the Ss. Mary and Mathias Parish.

Those left to honor her memory include her husband, Robert; one daughter, Dana Bartlett and her husband, Jim, of Muscatine; four grandchildren, Andrew Lewis of Prescot, WI, Beth Thomas and her husband, Mike, of Muscatine, Doug Lewis of Denver, CO, and Wes Webber and his wife, Amy, of Woodland Hills, Utah; six great grandchildren Jade Lewis of Prescott, WI, Grant Thomas, Sophia Thomas, Jordan Thomas, Macey Webber, and Riley Webber all of Muscatine; and a son-in-law, Tom Anderson.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her daughter, Vickie Anderson, February, 5, 2017; and one sister, Gerry Wagler.


Mel Steckel wrote on Mar 27, 2020:

"Bob, Dana, Beth, Wes & family: So sorry to learn of your loss. I have such fond memories of Char and all our BPW events. I'll miss her infectious laugh. She will also be missed at the Y. "

Michele Lane wrote on Mar 27, 2020:

"Bob, Dana & Family, So sorry to hear about your loss of Charlene. She was a wonderful caring friend. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Hugs to all of you. Michele Lane"

Gloria Hein wrote on Mar 27, 2020:

"So very sorry to hear about Char. Fond memories of her in AZ. She had a contagious laugh. Gloria Hein"

Jan Ransom wrote on Mar 26, 2020:

"So very sorry for your loss. Char was a lovely lady with a beautiful smile. "

Jeanne Pippert Wood wrote on Mar 26, 2020:

"Grew up with Char always living down the street. So sorry for your loss. She was a wonderful woman...lots of fond memories."

don and Linda Chapman wrote on Mar 26, 2020:

"Dana you have our sympathy in your loss. Don and Linda Chapman"

Pat & Al Church wrote on Mar 26, 2020:

"Dana I?m very sorry to hear of the loss of your mother. Such a fun loving & hard working woman she was. Take good care of your dad. "

Twyla Burch wrote on Mar 26, 2020:

"Bob so sorry for your loss , Charlene was a very special person so outgoing May God be with you and your family during this time No words can express your loss Twyla Burch"

linda beckman wrote on Mar 26, 2020:

"Dana, Sorry for the loss of your mom. Know you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers."

Dace Mezinskis wrote on Mar 26, 2020:

"Bob and Dana, "Charlena" as one of our students liked to call her was one of the most cheerful and generous people I knew. I will always cherish our time together, she made going to work fun. May she rest in peace, Dace"

Debbie & Kevin Cannon & Odetta Pippert wrote on Mar 26, 2020:

"Bob, Dana and Family, We were so sorry to learn of Char's passing. It was such a pleasure growing up across the street on Devitt. Char always enlightened our lives! Our thoughts and prayers to all Family members. Please let us know if we can help in anyway."

Lynda Wingerter wrote on Mar 25, 2020:

"Char was a client of mine for many years when I was a hairdresser. I always looked forward to her weekly appointment, she was so much fun! My thoughts are with the family...take care."

Paul Stych wrote on Mar 25, 2020:

"Bob, I am so sorry about your loss of Charlene. May God bless you and help you through this difficlut time. Paul Stych"

Bre and Mike Bragg wrote on Mar 25, 2020:

"You and your family are in my heart and mind. My condolences on the passing of your mother."