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Richard John Tews

January 27, 1933 ~ February 17, 2022 (age 89)

Obituary

 

Richard John Tews, age 89, of rural Lewiston, passed away on Thursday, February 17, 2022, at Benedictine – St. Anne in Winona, with his family by his side.

Richard was born on January 27, 1933, in Hillsdale Township, Winona County, to Harry and Beata (Tews) Tews.  He was baptized on February 12, 1933, and was confirmed in the Christian faith on March 30, 1947.  Richard married Joann Rose Bean on September 26, 1953.

He was a life-long member of Immanuel Lutheran Church – Silo, where he served on various boards and committees.  Richard farmed all of his life in rural Lewiston and was able to help haul corn for his grandsons this past fall.

Richard is survived by his wife of 69 years, Joann; two sons and their wives: Tim and Marcia Tews, and Ted and Linda Tews; 11 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; two sisters: Bernice Matzke and Neva Neumann; as well as other relatives and friends.  He was preceded in death by his parents; sister: Irma Connaughty; and a great-grandson, Lincoln Tews.

Visitation will be held from 1 PM until a funeral service at 4 PM on Sunday, February 20, 2022, at Immanuel Lutheran Church – Silo, rural Lewiston.  Pastor Bert Mueller will officiate.  Richard will be laid to rest in the church cemetery.

Pallbearers will be his grandsons: Jarod Tews, Jamie Tews, Isaiah Tews, Jacob Tews, Joseph Tews, and Theodore Tews.

Online condolences or memories may be left for Richard’s family at www.watkowski-mulyck.com.

Watkowski-Mulyck Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

 

 

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Services

Visitation
Sunday
February 20, 2022

1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Immanuel (Silo) Evangelical Lutheran Church
22577 County Highway 25
Lewiston, MN 55952

Funeral Service
Sunday
February 20, 2022

4:00 PM
Immanuel (Silo) Evangelical Lutheran Church
22577 County Highway 25
Lewiston, MN 55952

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