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Idaho State Journal, 03/20/06
MONTPELIER — Calvert Thomas Lewis, 93, passed away peacefully Saturday, March 18, 2006,
at the Bear Lake Skilled Nursing Facility. He was born May 12, 1912, in Wardboro, Idaho to
Thomas George Lewis and Calla Irene Booth. He married Agnes Ruth King on June 18, 1935, in
the Logan LDS Temple. To this union was born six children. His wife died on December 6,
1969. He later married Agnes Marie Pope on July 20, 1973, in the Logan LDS Temple and to
this union was born an infant daughter.
Calvert was a lifelong resident of the Bear Lake Valley, spending the majority of his
life in Dingle, Idaho, moving to Montpelier later in life. He spent most of his life as a
plumber working with Tri-State, Inc, servicing many home in the valley. Although plumbing
provided a livelihood for the family, working on the family farm was his passion.
He was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and
dedicated his lifetime to service. He served in the Dingle Ward Bishopric for 19 years
under three different bishops and was also very involved in the building of the Dingle
Chapel. His last opportunity in church service was Branch President of the Bear Lake
Skilled Nursing Facility.
Calvert was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Agnes Ruth; his son, Blake; a
baby daughter, Calla; a granddaughter, Leslie Ann; brothers, Ralph and Merrill; and a baby
sister Audrey. He is survived by his wife, Agnes Marie; children, Claudia (Dean) Wigington
of Montpelier, Idaho, Max (Sandra) Lewis of Corvallis, Oregon, Carolyn (Leon) Larsen of
Fairview, Utah, Lynn (Bonnie) Lewis of Fish Haven, Idaho, Cathy (Howard) Pope of Garden
City, Utah, Bruce (Nadine) Hanks of Kellogg, Idaho, David Hanks of Enterprise, Utah,
Melody (Reed) Borup of Boise, Idaho, Nancy (Michael) Alsop of Moroni, Utah, and Arlen
Hanks of Bartlesville, Oklahoma; 48 grandchildren; 89 great-grandchildren; and 1
Funeral services will be on Saturday, March 25, at 11 a.m. in the Dingle Ward
Chapel. Friends may visit with family on Friday evening at Matthews Mortuary from 6 to 8
p.m. and on Saturday at the church in Dingle from 9 until 10:45 a.m. The interment will be
in the Dingle Cemetery with services under the direction of Matthews Mortuary.