May 27, 2024

Janet Katherine Lewis

Janet Katherine Lewis, 58, died Friday, Oct. 21, 2016 at her home in Goddard, KS. She was born on January 31, 1958 in Hardtner, KS, to Victor and Monica (Landwehr) Ricke. She lived in Sharon, KS, Attica, KS, Canadian, TX, Hugoton, KS, Liberal, KS, Corpus Christi, TX, Midland TX, and Goodard, KS. 
Janet previously worked for Anadarko Petroleum, and Seward County as the director of the County Events Center. She was currently retired. 
Janet was a member of the Liberal Chamber of Commerce, Liberal Ambassadors, Liberal Diversity Council, and the Liberal Convention and Tourism Bureau.  
On April 6, 1994 Janet married Richard Lewis in Hugoton, KS. He survives.  

Survivors include

Father Richard Hendricks Sharon, KS

4 Sons 
Neil Olivier and wife Heather Hugoton, KS
Zachary Lewis and wife Kelsey Wichita, KS
Tallas Lewis and wife Stephanie Fayetteville, NC
Joshua Lewis and fiancée Bonnie Mason Phoenix, AZ

3 Daughters
Nicole Booze and husband Kevin Wichita, KS
Kami Williams and husband Caleb Hugoton, KS
Whitney Stern and husband Tyrel Fairview, MT

3 Brothers
Robert Ricke Sharon, KS
Terry Ricke Medicine Lodge, KS
Jeff Ricke Le Duc, Alberta

5 sisters
Vicky Smith North Richland Hills, TX
Alice Hedley Wellington, KS
Helen Ortiz Amarillo, TX
Barbra Ricke Derby, KS
Annette Wallace Valley Center, KS

14 Grandchildren
Grant Olivier, Ethan Booze, Emberlin Lewis, Colsen Lewis, Bricken Lewis, Trexen Lewis, Gavin Williams, Emerson Williams, Maddison Williams, Camden Williams, Veronica Lewis, Axel Lewis, Yves Lewis, Brandin Stern.  

She was preceded in death by her parents, Victor and Monica Ricke, and her brother, Billy Joe Ricke.  

Funeral Services will be 2:00 pm Saturday, October 29, at the First Christian Church in Hugoton, with Pastor Don Williams presiding, to conclude. 

Visitation time will be from 1pm to 8pm Thursday the 27, and from 9am to 8 pm Friday, the 28. Family will be present to greet friends from 2 to 5 on Friday.  

Memorial Contributions may be made to the St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, in care of Brenneman Funeral Home, 1212 W 2nd Street, Liberal, KS 67901. Condolences may be sent to the family at