1981-2013



Andrew Duane Lewis, 32, of Carroll died unexpectedly on Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013 at his home in Carroll.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Lidderdale with Pastor William Weiss officiating.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday at the Dahn and Woodhouse Funeral Home in Carroll. The casket will be moved to the church at 9 a.m. on Wednesday where visitation will resume. Casket bearers will be Rudy Lewis, Mitchell Walters, Albert Carl, T.J. Weeks, Andy Schaben and Jake Kelkoff.

Burial will be in the Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery near Lidderdale.

Online condolences may be left for Andrew's family at www.dahnandwoodhouse.com

Born on March 14, 1981 in Shenandoah, Iowa, he was the son of Rodney and Susan (Straw) Lewis. Andrew grew up in southern Iowa and moved to Defiance when he was 10 years old. Following school, he worked as a cook at Wings Truck Stop in Avoca before working for McLaughlin Construction and Schmidt Construction. He was currently enrolled in DMACC to earn a degree in business management. Andrew enjoyed playing catch with his brother and friends in the street in front of their house, barbequing, cooking, camping and fishing.

Andrew is survived by his fiancée Stacy Sporleder of Carroll; five children: Jordan Jacobsen of Omaha, Neb.; Kane, Angelica, and Emma Lewis of Carroll, and Xavier Lewis-Sporleder of Carroll; his mother Susan Lewis-Holm and her husband Marc of Defiance, Iowa; his father Rodney Lewis and his wife Rhonda of Carroll; a brother Rudy Lewis and his wife Candice of Little Sioux, Iowa; his maternal grandmother Alice Martinez of Irwin, Iowa; his maternal grandfather Richard Straw of Nebraska City, Neb.; his paternal grandfather Karen Lewis of Red Oak, Iowa; a stepbrother Ryan Pille and his wife Bri of Waterloo, Iowa; a step sister Lyndsie Kammin and her husband Kevin of Carroll; three nieces and nephews: Becca, Joshua, and Cody; and many aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Andrew was preceded in death by his paternal grandmother Mary Jane Lewis and an aunt Elizabeth Jane Woods.