Elsie Loraine Lewis, 84, of Alpena, died Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017, at Tendercare Alpena.

Elsie was born Feb. 18, 1933, in Hillman to Frank and Ida (Radke) Washburn. She married Earl T. Lewis on Nov. 28, 1953 in Hillman, Mich.

Surviving are two sons, Gary Lewis of Grand Ledge, Mich., and Wayne (Anna) Lewis of Alpena; nine grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and a sister, Francis Packer. She was preceded in death by her husband, Earl, on Dec. 30, 2008, a son, Terry, and three brothers, Eugene, Leonard and Jim Washburn.

Family and friends will gather on Saturday, Dec. 23, 2017, at McWilliams Funeral Home – Alpena from 12 Noon until the time of the memorial service at 5 p.m. with Rev. James Erickson officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to Immanuel Lutheran Church or Hospice of Michigan.