October 15, 1935 - March 8, 2017


Mass of Christian Burial will be 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 11, 2017 at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in St. Cloud for Joan D. Lewis, age 81, of St. Cloud. Joan passed away March 8, 2017 at the St. Cloud Hospital with family at her side. Reverend Thomas Knoblach will officiate. Burial will take place at Sunset Memorial Cemetery in Minneapolis at a later date.

Visitation will take place from 4-7 p.m. on Friday, March 10 at the Daniel Funeral Home in St. Cloud. Parish Prayers will be at 4 p.m. Visitation will continue after 10 a.m. on Saturday at the church.

Joan was born October 15, 1935 in Cold Spring, MN to Donald and Ann (Arnold) Honer. She married Bob Lewis on November 17, 1956 at St. Mary’s Cathedral in St. Cloud. To this union four children were born. Her family was the most important thing to her. She was an active member of St. Anthony’s Catholic Church and Christian Women.

Joan is survived by her husband of 60 years Bob, children Colleen (Rick) Butte, Kathy (Jim) Sorebo, and John (Lisa) Lewis, 9 grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren, sister Renee (Art) Milner and brother Don (Carol) Honer.

Preceding her in death were her parents, son Mark (1972), and brothers Pat, Jerry, and Pete Honer.

Joan’s family would like to thank CentraCare and St. Cloud Hospital staff for their extraordinary and comforting care she received.

Memorials are preferred.