Karen Janice Lewis, 70 of Casa Blanca, Arizona, passed away on Wednesday, January 18, 2023 at Chandler Regional Hospital and Medical Center.
Karen is proceeded in death by her late parents, Linnus and Hazel Makil. A husband, Bernell F. Lewis, Sr. and a son Bernell F. Lewis, Jr., sisters, Angeline, Shirlene, and Susan Makil. She is survived by her daughter, Bernella Lewis, a foster son Michael J. Lewis, her grandson Flaviano Guzman, grand-daughter Kaydean Lewis and God-daughter Laurice Carlos Prieto. Karen leaves behind 5 sisters- Verona Frieson, Anna Figueroa, Doris Makil, Gina Martinez, and Carla Makil.
Karen worked for Gila River Hotel and Casinos in the housekeeping department for 22 years, retiring in 2020. Her hobbies were going to the movies, eating out with her family. She liked going to the casino’s every chance she got! Karen loved her football team, the San Francisco 49er’s.
Leaving behind a host of nieces and nephews, she was known as Mama Karen to many of her son Possums friends. She had a kind heart. We will miss her smile and her presence at family gatherings. Her family was everything to her.
Rest with the Angels our beloved Mama, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend.