James Oakley Lewer, 80, founder of Sunrise Housing in Iowa Falls, Iowa, passed away Nov. 22 in Des Moines, IA. He and his wife, La Donna, invested in Sunrise Mobile Home Park in 1969, and began selling manufactured and modular homes as Sunrise Housing. He was a longtime member of the Iowa Manufactured Housing Association and former board member. He retired from the business in 1999, which his son and daughter-in-law continue operating. In addition to his wife, he is survived by two other sons, two daughters, and eight grandchildren. MHProNews extends its deepest condolences to the family.
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