MOWEAQUA -- Michelle Renee Lewis, 59, of Moweaqua, passed away Tuesday, April 2, 2019, at Decatur Memorial Hospital.
Michelle was born February 7, 1960, in Decatur, to Richard Wayne and Patricia Anne (Williamson) Sandage. She married Thomas Wayne Lewis on July 18, 1987 in Decatur. Michelle was a graduate of Eisenhower High School Decatur, The University of Illinois at Champaign and received a Masters Degree from Northern Illinois University. Michelle worked in Decatur Public Schools for over 30 years and touched the lives of hundreds of children with hearing disabilities. Michelle was a member of the American Speech-Language- Hearing Association. She loved gardening, antiques, the outdoors, dogs, horses, interior decorating, but most of all, she loved spending time with her loving family.
She is survived by her husband of 31 years, Tom, her two children, Andrew Thomas Lewis of Decatur and Abigail Renee Lewis of Moweaqua; her mother, Patricia Sandage of Moweaqua; her father, Richard Sandage of Fort Myers, FL; and two sisters, Georgeanne (Michael) Hickey of Momence, IL and Debbie Lea Acciavatti (Bruce) Renton of Mt. Zion. IL
Visitation to celebrate the life of Michelle Lewis will be Thursday, April 11, 2019, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Graceland/Fairlawn Funeral Home. Memorials may be directed to PawPrint Ministries 226 W Eldorado St, Decatur, IL 62522.
The family of Michelle Lewis is being served by Graceland/Fairlawn Funeral Home, 2091 N. Oakland Ave. Decatur, IL. Please view the complete online obituary, send condolences, and share memories at www.gracelandfairlawn.com.