Margaret Lewis

Margaret Lewis, 81, of Michigan City, passed away peacefully at 8:30 a.m., Sunday, April 19, 2020, in her home.


She was born November 14, 1938, in Michigan City, to Walter and Grace (Butler) Coursel.

Margaret was a great cook and had many wonderful recipes.  It was a great joy for her to feed family and friends, especially during the holidays.  Margaret was an avid fan of Larry Bird, Notre Dame Fighting Irish women’s basketball and watching Jeopardy.  She will be remembered as a very warm and welcoming mom.


She married Donald Lewis, who preceded her in death in April 1986.

Also preceding in death were three brothers; two sisters; and one grandson.

Surviving are four children, Donna (Jeff) Pangborn, Wayne Lewis, and Cynthia “Cindy” Moisan all of Michigan City and Carla (Guy) Selman of Kouts, IN; two sisters, Helen Berndt of Valparaiso, IN, Marjorie Wood of North Liberty, IN; two brothers, Wallace (Pat) Coursel of Westville and Alfred (Cookie) Jumche of La Porte; ten grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.


Cremation will take place.  Lakeview Funeral Home and Crematory, 247 W. Johnson Rd., La Porte (219) 362-3100 is caring for the arrangements.


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