Lewis E. Kreifels, 51, of North Platte passed away Monday, March 4, 2019 at Great Plains Health.

He was born Oct. 23, 1967 to Emil and Judith (Martin) Kreifels at Seattle, Wash. He graduated from Guernsey-Sunrise High School in Wyoming. Lewis served in the United States Navy until his discharge.

In 1995, he was united in marriage to Jennifer Schrieber and they made their home in North Platte. Lewis worked at Mid Plains Auto Finishes for many years. He was a ham radio operator and enjoyed spending his time camping and the outdoors.

Lewis is survived by his wife, Jennifer of North Platte; sons, Garrett (Mattie) Kreifels of Dixon, Russel (April) Kreifels of Wausa, and Wesley (Kristy) Kreifels of Lincoln; daughter, Stormie (Travis Dircksen) Kreifels of North Platte; father and stepmother, Emil and Gloria Kreifels of Gurnsey, Wyo.; grandchildren, Aella Dircksen, Riley Kreifels, and Dylan Kreifels; mother-in-law, Beverly Schrieber; sisters-in-law, Michelle (Joe) Reklaitis and Heather Schrieber; brother-in-law, Tim (Debby) Schrieber and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his mother and his father-in-law, Terry Schrieber.

Services were on March 8 at Carpenter Memorial Chapel, which was in care of arrangements. Pastor Tom Thompson officiated.

Online condolences may be shared at carpentermemorial.com.