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Idaho State Journal, 07/06/04
MONTPELIER - Lillian Lottie Lewis Etcheverry, 83, our beloved mother, grandmother and
great grandmother, passed away Sunday, July 4, 2004, at the Bear Lake Memorial Hospital in
Montpelier, Idaho. She was born March 17, 1921, in Dingle, Idaho, the fourth of five
children to Joseph Benjamin and Lottie Eugenia Booth Lewis. She grew up in Dingle.
In 1940 she married DuWayne Jensen. They had two sons, Bill Wayne and Bob Glenn. They were
later divorced. In 1951 she married Joe Lee and they had one son, Val Joseph. They were
later divorced. In 1982 she married Pete Etcheverry and they had many happy years together
until his death in 1992. They had moved to Roy, Utah, together and Lillian lived there on
her own until November 2003 when she moved back to Montpelier.
Lillian worked most of her life in the restaurant business, owning and operating various
restaurants in Montpelier. She was extremely hard working. She had a very strong faith and
was an active and devoted member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Lillian was well known and loved by most people who knew her. She was extremely devoted to
her family and Pete's family which she thought of as her own. She touched many lives
over the years and will be greatly missed by those who knew and loved her.
Lillian is survived by two sons, Bob Jensen of Norwalk, Calif., Val (Lori) Lee of
Montpelier, three stepsons, Terry (Carol) Etcheverry of Las Vegas, Nev., Mike (Dixie)
Etcheverry of Burley, Idaho, Steve Etcheverry of Rock Springs, Wyo.; 14 grandchildren; 10
great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews, along with many others who thought
of her as "Mom" or "Grandma Lil." She was preceded in death by her
parents, her husband Pete, her son Bill, her sister, Margurette, three brothers, Aaron,
Ben and LaVoy and one granddaughter, Christi Etcheverry. We'll miss you Mom.
Funeral services will be Friday, July 9, at 1 p.m. in the Montpelier 4th Ward Chapel.
Friends may visit with family at Matthews Mortuary Thursday evening from 7 to 9 p.m. and
Friday morning at the church from 11:30 a.m. until 12:45 p.m. Burial will be in the Dingle