Charlene Lewig
July 5, 1930 - March 24, 2020

Charlene Lewig

Charlene Lewig
Jul 5, 1930 - Mar 24, 2020

Charlene Lewig

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.


Wanda McCullough on Mar 30, 2020

Bob, Was so sorry to read of Char's Passing. My thoughts and Prayers are with you at this difficult time. Wayne and I had some good times with the two of you.
With my Deepest Sympathy, Wanda McCullough

Julia Noll Strause on Mar 30, 2020

Many long term memories of fun High School days in Muscatine. Charlene dated and married one of our St Marys basketball players. She is one of my favorite memories. Judy Noll Strause

Mel Steckel 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 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 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 on Mar 26, 2020

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

Jeanne Pippert Wood 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 on Mar 26, 2020

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

Pat & Al Church 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 on Mar 25, 2020

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



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