Tristan W Lewis, 26, of Guilford, Ind., formerly from Archbold, died unexpectedly on June 21, 2012, in Apache Junction, Ariz.
Tristan was born June 22, 1985, in Lawrenceburg, Ind., to Julie (Schultz Rychener) and Jeffrey T Lewis, Guilford, Ind.
He graduated from Archbold High School in 2003. He was a loving and caring soul.
Tristan is survived by his mother Julie, Apache Junction, Ariz.; father, Jeff, Guilford, Ind.; stepfather, Donnie Rychener; stepmother, Susan Behr Lewis; siblings, J. Taylor Lewis II, Lawrenceburg, Ind., Morgan Lewis and Evan Lewis, Guilford, Ind.
He is also survived by grandparents Willie and Elaine Hartman, Pettisville; Dick and Clara Lewis, Guilford, Ind.; Lloyd Rychener, Archbold; and TR and Tatsuyo Schultz, Phoenix, Ariz.
He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Marie Rychener.
A celebration of life bonfire & potluck wake will be held on Saturday, July 7, at the home of Tyler and Jamie Boettger, 7257 County Road 23, Archbold, at 6 p.m.
His mother requests donations be made in his name to Desert Paws Rescue, www.desertpawsrescue.org.
Donations will be accepted at the wake.
Tristan’s ashes will be buried in the Lewis Family cemetery in Guilford, Ind., at a later date.