Survivors include his sisters, Cathie Lemke Brian and husband David of Grand Junction, Colorado, and Joan Lemke Ortner of Burleson, Texas; niece, Lisa Ortner of Burleson, Texas; nephew, Derek Ortner and wife Angie of Parker, Colorado; great-nephew, Grayson Ortner of Parker, Colorado; uncle, Monroe Jahns and wife Ruth; aunts, Norma Jones and husband Mitchell, Cora Mae Sell, and Mary Helen Schigut and husband Richard; numerous cousins, other family members and friends.
Memorial contributions may be made to Christian Record Services for the Blind, 419 Hidden Ridge Dr., Burleson, Texas, 76029 or to the American Lung Association of Texas, P. O. Box 26460, Austin, Texas, 78755-0460. You are invited to sign the guest book at www.treshewell.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Tres Hewell Mortuary, 165 Tor Dr., Seguin, Texas, 78155, 830-549-5912.