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Catherine Elizabeth Bear Lyon
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Birth: Feb. 7, 1858
Appanoose County
Iowa, USA
Death: Feb. 17, 1938
Appanoose County
Iowa, USA

Catherine Elizabeth (Bear) Lyon, was born Feb. 7, 1858, the daughter of Samuel and Mary (Rupely) Bear and passed away at her home 3 1/2 miles north of Plano, Iowa, Feb. 17, 1938 at the age of 80 years and 12 days of age. She was united in marriage to Edwin Lyon, April 18, 1877. He preceded her in death April 18, 1921. She has spent her entire life in the community of Plano where she was born and 60 years at the home where she passed away. She was from a family of six. She was a loving and kind mother and friend, always interested in the welfare of others. Her friends were numbered by her acquaintances.
Ten children were born to this union. Surviving are Mrs. C.F. Kirkland, Los Angeles, Calif.; Ira of Plano, Iowa; Mrs E.W. Wyrick of Centerville, Iowa; Nellie at home; C. Fred of Oklahoma City, Okla.; Mrs. Walter Haines and Jay of Plano and Art of Yakama, Washington; Harry E. and Gertrude Mae preceded her in death. Twelve grandchildren and seven great grandchildren also survive. Of a family of six she is survived by one sister, Mrs. Dessie Wilson of Minneapolis, Minn. Funeral was held at the home with Rev. George W. Swan Jr., officiating, The music was furnished by Mrs. Dolores Elgin, Lawrence McCannon, and Ray Neal. Burial in the Lyon Family Cemetery..

Family links: 
  Mary Rupely Bear (1828 - 1906)
  Edwin Lyon (1850 - 1921)*
  Mary Alice Lyon Kirkland (1877 - 1960)*
  Ira Lyon (1880 - 1951)*
  Esther Lyon Wyrick (1881 - 1955)*
  Nellie Lyon (1884 - 1968)*
  Maude Lyon Haines (1886 - 1985)*
  Charles Fredrick Lyon (1889 - 1987)*
  Harry Edwin Lyon (1892 - 1921)*
  Gertrude May Lyon (1897 - 1897)*
  Jay Franklin Lyon (1898 - 1969)*
  Adesa Jane Bear Wilson (1849 - 1940)*
  Mary Agnes Bear Day (1851 - 1932)*
  Allen Bear (1855 - 1855)*
  Samuel Rupely Bear (1856 - 1937)*
  Catherine Elizabeth Bear Lyon (1858 - 1938)
  John Bear (1859 - 1859)*
  Abraham Lincoln Bear (1860 - 1930)*
  George Benecia Bear (1864 - 1935)*
*Calculated relationship
Lyon Family Cemetery
Appanoose County
Iowa, USA
Created by: Debbie Smith
Record added: Feb 05, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 24422293
Catherine Elizabeth <i>Bear</i> Lyon
Added by: Debbie Smith
Catherine Elizabeth <i>Bear</i> Lyon
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- Debbie (Lyon) Smith
 Added: Jul. 23, 2008

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