ONAMIA -- Alice Lewandoski, 88, Onamia, died Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2002, at Mille Lacs Care Center in Onamia.
She was born Sept. 27, 1913, in South St. Paul to Andrew Hutflas and Elsie A. Michaels. She attended school in South St. Paul. She worked at Swift Meat Packing Plant in South St. Paul. She married Michael Lewandoski on Sept. 27, 1934, in South St. Paul. They moved to Garrison where they built the Big Pike Point Resort. They also started the Pike Point Lodge and together they operated the resort until 1948. They retired for a few years before starting Mille Lacs Boat Works which they owned and operated from 1952-1972. They retired in 1972 and resided at Albins Bay, south of Garrison. Her husband died on Jan. 5, 1989. She became a resident of the Mille Lacs Care Center in Onamia in 1990.
Survivors include a son, Gene Lewandoski, Onamia; a stepdaughter, Polly Ann Casey, Bloomington; seven grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
Services will be 11 a.m. Friday at Bethany Lutheran Church in Onamia with the Rev. Richard Fitzer officiating. Burial will be in Little Flower Mission Cemetery in Onamia.
Friends may call an hour before services Friday at the church.
Arrangements are with Shelley Funeral Chapel in Onamia.
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