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Lester D. Newman

Mr. Lester D. Newman of Okawville, departed this life at the Friendship Manor Healthcare Center in Nashville, on Monday, December 18, 2017 at 2:20 PM.  He had attained the age of 81 years, 1 month and 17 days.

Mr. Newman was born on November 1, 1936 in Richview, the son of Vernon and Elsie (nee Kemp) Newman.

Left to mourn his passing are his three sisters, Arlene Skibinski of Richiew, Carolyn Sodko of Waconda, and Linda Tomaszewski and her husband Mike of Radom; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a son, Greg Newman, and two brothers, Donald Newman and Gerald Newman.

Graveside services will be held in the Richview Cemetery in Richview, on Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at 11 A.M. with Pastor Glen Hulvey officiating.  Those wishing to attend the service are asked to go directly to the cemetery.

Should friends desire, memorials can be made to the Richview Cemetery and will be accepted by the Campagna Funeral Home, who is assisting the family with arrangements.

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