Lisa Lewis, 53

Lisa M. Lewis, 53, of Wahpeton, North Dakota, passed away on Monday, Dec. 31, 2018.

Her memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019, at the Glende-Nilson Funeral Home in Fergus Falls, Minnesota. Visitation will held held one hour prior to the service.

Lisa was born Nov. 30, 1965 in Edina, Minnesota, to Arlan and Janice (Porter) Tolifson. She moved with her family to several different locations in the United States. She graduated from high school in Rapid City, South Dakota. Lisa was a champion baton twirler during her high school years.

She was united in marriage to Jay Lewis in Rapid City in August 1985. To this union, two children were born, Cory and Samantha.

Lisa enjoyed fishing, football, UFC, NASCAR racing, Harley-Davidsons and her dogs. Most of all, she enjoyed the time spent with her granddaughter, Ella Mae.

Lisa is survived by her children, Cory Lewis of Denver, Colorado, and Samantha Lewis of Wahpeton; her granddaughter, Ella Mae; her father, Arlan (Vicki) Tolifson of South Texas; her brothers, Todd (Teresa) Tolifson of Browerville, Minnesota, Shane (Vicki) Spencer of Everly, Iowa, and Jay Tolifson of Breckenridge, Minnesota; several aunts and uncles: Larry (Teri) Porter, Dell (Dar) Halvorson, Ronnie (Janice) Tolifson, Gary (Patty) Tolifson, Ricky Tolifson, Susie Tolifson- Lone, Danny (Karen) Tolifson), Debbie (Larry) Robertson and Janice Tolifson; and several cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Janice (Jan) Tolifson; her grandparents Del and Dorothy Porter and Les and Delores Tolifson; an uncle, David Tolifson; and her best friend and faithful companion, Gunner.

Arrangements are entrusted to Glende- Nilson Funeral Home of Fergus Falls. 

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