|Birth: ||May 27, 1878|
|Death: ||Mar. 15, 1963|
The Laurens Sun
Thursday, March 21, 1963
GILBERT J. LYON, 84, DIES AT
HOVENDEN HOME; RITES SUNDAY
Gilbert John Lyon, 84, died Friday at the Hovenden Memorial Good Samaritan Home in Laurens.
Funeral services were at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the Laurens Methodist Church, with the Rev. R. D. Butler officiating. Mrs. Dean Dudley and Mrs. Fred Forsythe Jr., accompanied by Mrs. H. M. Pohlman, sang "In the Garden" and "Beautiful Isle of Somewhere."
Pallbearers were Lionel Bussey, Rodney Moor, Milford Backstrom, Elmer Lowman, William Wermersen and Emery Johnson. Burial was in Rush Lake Cemetery near Curlew, with Hitchcock Funeral Home in charge.
BORN IN 1878
Gilbert John Lyon, third child of Charles and Anna Louise Lyon, was born May 27, 1878, near Dayton. He was baptized in and attended the Lutheran Emmanuel Church at Dayton.
In 1892 he moved with his parents to a farm near Curlew, where he grew to manhood and was engaged in farming with his brother, Vern. They moved to Laurens in 1956.
Survivors include three sisters, Mrs. Jennie Thompson of Forest Grove, Ore., Mrs. Daisy Scribner of Winnepeg, Canada, and Mrs. Ida Grau of Emmetsburg; one brother, Vern Lyon of Laurens; and other relatives.
Three brothers, two sisters and his parents preceded him in death.
Charles J. Lyon (1850 - 1936)
Louisa A. Lyon (1853 - 1936)
Edward Salem Lyon (1874 - 1956)*
Gilbert John Lyon (1878 - 1963)
Ida Lyon Grau (1886 - 1978)*
Vern F. Lyon (1897 - 1975)*
Rush Lake Cemetery
Palo Alto County
Created by: Jada
Record added: Oct 17, 2009
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