Lydia E. Tews, age 93, of Watertown, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, at Rainbow Hospice Inpatient Center in Johnson Creek.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday at 2 p.m. at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses in Watertown. Burial will be on Monday at the Oak Grove Cemetery in Oak Grove. Family and friends may gather at Kingdom Hall from 12:30 p.m. until the time of the service. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the family would be appreciated. Hafemeister Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Watertown is serving the family. Online condolences may be made at

Lydia Emma Ossmann was born on June 15, 1924, the daughter of Ernest and Alma (nee Loewenhagen) Ossmann. On June 25, 1955, she married Lorenz W. Tews. Larry preceded her in death on June 21, 2013.

Lydia is survived by three daughters, Ruth Hernandez, Kathy Tews and Judy (Michael) Blonien, all of Watertown; grandson, Jason Jophlin of Milwaukee; three sisters; one brother as well as numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Lydia was further preceded in death by her parents, six brothers and a son-in-law, Robert Hernandez.

Hafemeister Funeral Home and Cremation Service

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