Lewis S. Milutin, Sr., 89, of Galveston, passed away Tuesday, April 3, 2007, at UTMB Hospital.
The family will receive visitors after 4:30 pm, Thursday, April 5th, at Malloy & Son Funeral Home. A rosary will be held at 5:30 pm, led by Father John Paul Flajole, OFM.
Funeral service will be 9:30 am, Friday, April 6th, at Malloy & Son Funeral Home with Father John Paul Flajole officiating. Burial will follow the service at Calvary Catholic Cemetery.
Lewis was born April 12, 1917, in Angleton, Texas. He served his country in the U.S. Army during World War II. He worked as a longshoreman with ILA Local #20 for 38 years. After retiring, Lewis moved to Many, Louisiana on Lake Toledo Bend where he spent many happy times fishing and vegetable gardening. Lewis was also an avid newspaper reader. About 3 years ago, he moved back to Galveston to be closer to his family.
Lewis was preceded in death by his parents, John and Katie Milutin; his first wife of 31 years, Nancy; daughter, Mary Catherine Olsen; second wife, Irene; brothers, Joe, Tony, and John Milutin; and sister, Jenny Riley.
He is survived by his sons, Lewis S. Milutin, Jr. and wife, Carolyn, of Texas City; J.D. Milutin and wife, Lynda, of Santa Fe; grandchildren: Charles E. Olsen, Sr. and wife, Kathy; Katherine Sheridan; Karen Lidstone and husband, Michael; Brian Milutin and wife, Alicia; Brett Milutin and Heather; Margaret Milutin; and Dianne Brief and husband, Jeff; great grandchildren: Lauren, Ashley, and Charlie Olsen; Kristi Sheridan, Lindsey and Max Lidstone; Kristopher Baxter; Alexandria and Samantha Baker; Keoni, Blaine, and Tyler Milutin; Kory and Kirsten Allen; Katie, Maggie, and Jack Brief; and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.
Pallbearers will be Charles Olsen, Mike Lidstone, Jeff Brief, Kenny Baker, Brian Milutin, and Pat Harris.
Honorary junior pallbearers will be Max Lidstone and Charlie Olsen, Jr.