Dale F. Lewis, 82, formerly of Great Falls, Mont., died Monday, Aug. 8, 2011, at Emeritus Assisted Living, Woodbridge, Va., of natural causes.
She was a teacher in the Great Falls School System until she retired in 1982 and then became a well-known calligrapher in the Great Falls area. Mrs. Lewis was a member of First United Methodist Church.
Mrs. Lewis is survived by daughters, Cheri O'Connor of Woodbridge, Va., Kate Morris of Glendive, Mont., and Candice Mancuso of Slidell, La.; daughter-in-law, Lea Ann Lewis of Great Falls; 18 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles O. Lewis; her son, Charles A. Lewis; and four grandchildren.
Services will be held at First United Methodist Church on Saturday, Aug. 13, 2011, at 10 a.m. Interment will follow at Highland Cemetery in Havre at 2 p.m. Schnider Funeral Home is handling local arrangements, and Miller Funeral Home and Crematory is handling arrangements in Woodbridge, Va.
Donations may be made to the American Heart Association, PO Box 6381, Great Falls, MT 59406.
Condolences may be left for the family at www.schniderfuneralhome.com.