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Wilma Lewis, longtime Ossian resident, passed away peacefully on May 20, 2016 at Ossian Health and Rehabilitation Center following a recent stroke. She was born June 10, 1926 in Sibley, IL to the late Tillman and Lillawah Lewis. She was a graduate of St. Francis College and then taught 2nd grade for several years at Lancaster Elementary School. She was a member of Ossian United Methodist Church. She was deeply loved and appreciated by her family and will be missed. Wilma is survived by her sister, Bernice Andes of Ossian; brother, Forrest Lewis of Syracuse, IN; and many nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Rex Lewis. There will be a family graveside memorial service in July. Preferred memorials may be made to Ossian United Methodist Church, 201 West Mill Street, Ossian, IN 46777 or Heart to Heart Hospice 7221 Engle Road, Suite 100, Fort Wayne, IN 46804.