In Memory

Carol Saunders (Lewis) VIEW PROFILE

 Carol A. Lewis, 70, of Moline, died Friday, Dec. 3, 2010, at Clarissa C. Cook Hospice, Bettendorf.

Funeral services will be 10 a.m. tuesday at Salem Lutheran Church, Moline. Burial will be at Moline Memorial Park. Visitation is from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday at Trimble Funeral and Cremation Center, Moline. Memorials may be made to the Carol Lewis Memorial Fund. 

Carol was born on May 14, 1940, in Moline, to Allan and Lois (Lindstrom) Saunders. She married G. Douglas Lewis on June 27, 1969, in Erie. He preceded her in death on May 3, 2000. 

Carol was a devoted mother who treasured spending time with her children and grandchildren. She was a child prodigy on the piano and passed on her love of classical music to her children. Some of her favorite activities included knitting, crocheting, puzzles and late-night philosophical discussions. She also enjoyed collecting penguins and was an avid Chicago Bears and college basketball fan. Her beloved companion was her toy poodle, Sophie. Carol was a 27-year breast cancer survivor. 

Carol was a member of the Salem Lutheran Church, where she enjoyed her time spent with the Bell Choir, "Tin Tin Nabulators." 

Those left to cherish Carol's memory include her children and their spouses, Suzy Lewis, of Moline, Russell Lewis and Devon (Quinn) Price, of Seattle Wash., Colby-jayne and John Walls, of Honolulu, Hawaii, Andrew Lewis and Kirsten Hedegaard, of Highland Park, Ill., James and Daina Lewis, of Moline, and Gregory Lewis and Sarah Moran, of Galesburg; grandchildren, Christopher and Janie Lewis, Paige and Tristan Lewis, Evan Morgan, George, William and Henrik Lewis, Aidan and Jack Lewis; and one great-grandchild, Jamie Lewis.Also surviving is her best friend, Bonnie Vize. Carol was preceded in death by her parents, husband and a daughter in infancy, Denise. 

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