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Laura Belle Sheldon Lyon
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Birth: Jul. 17, 1930
Mount Pleasant
Isabella County
Michigan, USA
Death: Jan. 17, 2013
Mount Pleasant
Isabella County
Michigan, USA

Laura, 82, of Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, passed away on Thursday, January 17, 2013 at Woodland Hospice near Mt. Pleasant. Laura was the daughter of Charlie and Mamie (Bushong) Sheldon.

Laura married Kenneth Kyser, who preceded her in death in 1962, and then married Leo Lyon, who preceded her in death in 1975.

Laura enjoyed being with her grandchildren and family. She also enjoyed going to the casino, word search puzzles, sewing and making crafts.

She lived most of her life in the Mt. Pleasant area. For over twenty years, Laura owned and operated an adult foster care home called Lyon AFC.

Survivors include her children: Danny and Velma Kyser of Mt. Pleasant, Kenna and Earl Dennis of Perrinton, Larry and Cynthia Kyser of Ashley, Joanna and Rick Telfor of Alma, Ida and William Gordon of Mt. Pleasant, Elaine Lloyd and her partner Patricia Padilla of Corpus Christi, Texas and Kimberly and Mike Makela of Mt. Pleasant. Laura is also survived by many grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren, along with brothers Evert and Jill Sheldon of Fowler and Edward and Elaine Sheldon of Ohio, along with sisters Betty Ryckman of Vestaburg, Margaret and Jerry Miller of Indiana and Annabelle Sheldon of Mt. Pleasant.

Laura was preceded in death by her two husbands, two sons, a grandson, a granddaughter, a great granddaughter, two brothers and two sisters.

A service celebrating Laura's life was held on Monday, January 21, 2013 from the Rowley Funeral Home with Pastor Andrew Miller officiating. Burial was between her two husbands.

Memorial contributions have been suggested to a charity of your choice.
Family links: 
  Charles E Sheldon (1902 - 1960)
  Mamie Victoria Bushong Sheldon (1907 - 1940)
  Kenneth Kyser (1925 - 1961)
  Leo Duane Lyon (1934 - 1975)
  Mary Eluise Sheldon Parks (1928 - 2012)*
  Betty Jeane Sheldon Ryckman (1929 - 2013)*
  Laura Belle Sheldon Lyon (1930 - 2013)
  William Dewain Sheldon (1936 - 1995)*
*Calculated relationship
Chippewa Township Cemetery
Mount Pleasant
Isabella County
Michigan, USA
Created by: Theron & Helen Smith
Record added: Jan 18, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 103760767
Laura Belle <i>Sheldon</i> Lyon
Added by: Theron & Helen Smith
Laura Belle <i>Sheldon</i> Lyon
Added by: C Clingan
Laura Belle <i>Sheldon</i> Lyon
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- Bushong Weiss
 Added: Apr. 10, 2013

- Theron & Helen Smith
 Added: Jan. 18, 2013

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