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Vida Dorothy Madsen Pryde
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Birth: Aug. 27, 1891
Bear Lake County
Idaho, USA
Death: Sep. 27, 1951
Big Horn County
Wyoming, USA

daughter of Hannah Rebecca Bake & Neils Madsen, married Stanley Thomas Lynch and Adam Pryde

Funeral For Mrs. Adam Pryde Tuesday

Funeral services for Mrs. Vida Pryde were held Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. at the Byron LDS chapel. A.J. Ames offered the prayer at the mortuary. The choir sang "I Need Thee Every Hour" and the invocation was given by A. J. Ames. Vern Wilcock sang a solo, "I'm A Pilgrim." The obituary was read by Nellie Vail. Merrill B. Tew sang "The End of a Perfect Day: and the funeral sermon was given by H.D. Wilson with the benediction by E.B. Powelson. Pallbearers were Harry Whitmore, Alma Pryde, Dell Alexander, Keith NeVille, Neil Madsen and Carl Anderson. Ushers were A.C. Vail, Clair Deaton and Cliff Powelson and the grave was dedicated by Walter G. Stevens.

Mrs. Pryde passed away at her home Saturday morning after a lingering illness caused from heart trouble.

Vida Dorothy Madsen was born August 27th, 1891 at Dingle, Idaho, daughter of Neils and Hannah Rebecca Madsen. She spent her early childhood there, and at the age of eight years came with her parents, three brothers and three sisters to the Big Horn basin. They were among the first pioneers to settle in Byron. Vida received her schooling and grew to woman hood here.

When quite young she worked away from home to help with the family finances. On one of these occasions she met Stanley Thomas Lynch, and they were married in October of 1913. He was a widower with three small sons, Dick, James and Stan, whom Vida mothered as her own. To this union were born three chldren, Kathlyn, Cletus and Thomas.

In 1918 during the flu epidemic her husband died, leaving her with the family to care for alone. Thomas was born serveral months after her husband's death. She came back to Byron in 1919 and lived with her parents for a while. She was married to Adam Pryde on Janurary 29th, 1920 at Cody. They established a home in Byron and have raised their family here. Adam and Vida had nine children, bringing their total number to fourteen. One son died in infancy and one son, John met his death in an accident when he was about fourteen years of age.

The children who survive are Kathlyn, Cletus, Thomas, George, Edward, Dorothy, Mary Jean, Betty June, Richard and DeWayne. Vida has experienced much sorrow in her life, having serious illness herself.

Besides her husband and children she leaves to mourn, her passing, one brother, Frank Madsen of Byron and three sisters, Mrs. Sarah Smith of Billings, Mont., Mrs. Hazel Piggott of Blooming, Idaho, and Mrs. Iva Crocker of Sayle, Mont. 
Family links: 
  Neils Madsen (1846 - 1921)
  Hannah Rebecca Bake Madsen (1857 - 1939)
  Stanley T Lynch (1883 - 1918)
  Adam Pryde (1889 - 1964)*
  Kathylan Rebecca Lynch (1915 - 1952)*
  Cletus M Lynch (1916 - 1992)*
  Thomas Sterling Lynch (1919 - 2003)*
  John Madsen Pryde (1921 - 1935)*
  George Adam Pryde (1923 - 1992)*
  Edward Pryde (1925 - 2013)*
  Betty June Pryde Schock (1931 - 2000)*
  Alex DeWayne Pryde (1935 - 2004)*
  Orson Henry Madsen (1881 - 1931)*
  J Oliver Madsen (1883 - 1918)*
  Hazel Rebecca Madsen Piggott (1886 - 1968)*
  Sarah Ronella Madsen Smith (1889 - 1959)*
  Vida Dorothy Madsen Pryde (1891 - 1951)
  Iva Violet Crocker (1894 - 1979)*
  Franklin Bake Madsen (1899 - 1953)*
*Calculated relationship
Byron Cemetery
Big Horn County
Wyoming, USA
Plot: Block G Lot 4 Grave 9
Created by: Cindy C.
Record added: Dec 03, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 31924865
Vida Dorothy <i>Madsen</i> Pryde
Added by: Cindy C.
Vida Dorothy <i>Madsen</i> Pryde
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To a lovely lady who raised my father, Stanley Thomas Lynch following the death of her husband, Stanley Lynch...I heard her name mentioned while growing up, but never knew who she was or what the connection was. "335", Vida...
- sharon hazen hall
 Added: May. 25, 2011

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