The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa

February 4, 2013

Louis J. Jewell

Clinton Herald

CLINTON — June 10, 1917 - Feb. 2, 2013

Louis J. Jewell, 95, of Clinton, Iowa passed away, Saturday, February 2, 2013 at his home in Clinton.

Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at the Clinton Chapel Snell-Zornig Funeral Home. Visitation will be held from 4-7 p.m., Tuesday, February 5, 2013 at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Clinton Lawn Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be, Jimmy Hayes, Doug Harris, Jeff Shadle and Deandre White.

Louis was born June 10, 1917 in Albany, Illinois the son of Joseph and Florence (Harrington) Jewell. He married Arlene Nims on July 28, 1973 in Rock Island, Illinois; she passed away July 15, 2008.

Louis retired from the United States Army in 1964; he was a WWII Veteran.

He was also employed as a security guard with Wells Fargo at Chemplex from 1973 until 1982, when he retired. He was a member of the VFW, AMVETS and a member of the former Riverside Presbyterian Church.

Survivors include his daughter, Samantha Jewell (Burridge) of Clinton; many grandchildren including, Joseph and Abigal Burridge and Tabatha Harris, several great-grandchildren, sister, Edith (Gene) Ottens of Clinton and brother, Howard Jewell of Clinton.

In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers.

Memorials may be made to Mercy Hospice. Online condolences may be expressed by visiting

Death date: Feb. 2, 2013