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Heather Jean Lewis, 40, of Park Rapids, passed away Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013 at her residence near Park Rapids with her loved ones at her side.

Heather was born March 27, 1973 in An-chorage Alaska. She blessed the life of her parents, Don and Linda (Cannon) Roberds. She grew up in Minnesota; but, completed her education in Missouri where she received her high school diploma in 1992.

In September of 1992, she was united in marriage to Edward Lewis.

Throughout her young life, Heather loved being a mom to Kyle and Amber. She loved music; was a voracious reader and enjoyed keeping busy with skills in working with arts and crafts. She loved the outdoors; especially when she could be out working in her garden nurturing her vegetables into fruitful abundance and her flowerbeds into colorful beauty. She was also an excellent cook who will be long remembered for her delicious homemade meatloaf.

Heather will be lovingly remembered by her son, Kyle age 19 of Park Rapids and Amber age 10 of Menahga; parents, Don and Linda Roberds of Park Rapids; sisters, Terri O'Brien of Big Lake and Jami Shepersky of Park Rapids; brother, Andy (Charise) Karpan of Ankeny, Iowa; fianc Curtis of Sebeka; as well as many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her grandparents; brother, John Karpan; and cousin, Jill Norris.

Memorial service: 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 3, 2014 at Jones-Pearson Funeral Home in Park Rapids with Mr. Lyle Hodgden officiating. The music will be from the Jones-Pearson recorded Library and will include "Angel," "Amazing Grace" and "How Great Thou Art."

Active urn bearers: her children, Kyle Lewis and Amber Shepersky.

Honorary urn bearers: nephews, Ryan Shepersky, Treyton Shepersky and Bryson Shepersky.

Following the memorial service a luncheon will be held at the funeral home. To leave online condolences visit