Walter "Jake" Lewin

Funeral services for Walter "Jake" Lewin of Cedarburg were held on May 5 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Cedarburg. Jake died at the age of 77 on Saturday, April 28, 2007 in Arizona. Visitation was held at the Mueller Funeral Home in Cedarburg on May 4. The American Legion performed an honors ceremony for Jake at the funeral home. Visitation was also held at the church on Saturday, prior to the funeral service. Interment took place at Immanuel Cemetery.

Jake was born on Nov. 2, 1929 in Mequon, the son of the late Ernst and Adela (nee Martin) Lewin. He married the late Joan Hoffmann on May 14, 1955 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Cedarburg. Jake worked as a truck driver for most of his life and was a member of the Teamsters Local 200 Union.

He also served his country with great pride during the Korean War. Jake was an active member of the Peter Wollner Post #288 in Cedarburg where he was a past commander and did it proudly. He was also a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Cedarburg.

Jake is survived by his children Karen (Henry) Havlik, Keith (Kim) Lewin, Kim "Lewy" (Lisa Carlson) Lewin, Kris (Joseph) DelCamp and Kerry (Sally) Lewin; grandchildren Philip (Carly) Havlik, Kyle Havlik, Brooke Havlik, Monique Arendt, Jamie (Tim) Quick, Amanda (Joel) Stoeffel, Samual Lewin, Alexandra Lewin, Carlie DelCamp, Mitchell DelCamp, Jacob Lewin, Jessica Lewin, Heidi and Kaidi Carlson; four great-grandchildren; brother Ernst (Betty) Lewin; sisters Ruth Murray Heidtke, Mildred (the late Victor) Severson; brother-in-law Glenn (Carol) Hoffmann; sister-in-law Carol (the late Marvin) Kringle; and friend Joan Dobberpuhl. He is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

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