Elaine Mary Lyons 81, of Newcastle Wyoming passed into God's eternal life on Wednesday December 11, 2013 at Weston County Hospital.
She was born July 25, 1932 to Louie and Erma Hanson in Staples Minnesota. She was the youngest of three children, and the only girl. She grew up in Staples and graduated from Staples High school. She was the Homecoming Queen who married her high school sweat heart, Ralph Lyons in 1953. Elaine and Ralph were married for 56 years at the time of Ralph's death in 2009. Elaine and Ralph traveled and lived in numerous locales through the military including three years in Germany where their first child, Susan Marie was born in 1955. Their second child, Steven Ray was born in Staples in1957. Elaine, Ralph and the family lived in Cheyenne, Wyoming for many years before coming to Newcastle in 1975.
Elaine dearly loved her husband, her children, her friends, her church, and her town. She was preceded in death by her husband Ralph, her parents, and her oldest brother Louie Junior. Survivors include her children Susan (Loyal) of Fairbanks Alaska, Steve (Mary) of Duluth Minnesota, brother Ron (Carol) of Larimore ND, sister-in-law Eleanor Hanson of New Brighton, MN and Betty and Byron Haskin of Staples, MN as well as six grand children, and one great grandson.
She is also survived by Lois Johnson of Newcastle, her closet and dearest friend.
Rosary and visitation will be Friday, December 13th at 7:00 pm at Corpus Christi Catholic Church in Newcastle, Wyoming. The funeral service will be Saturday, December 14th also at Corpus Christi Church at 10:00 am with the burial immediately afterword at Greenwood Cemetery in Newcastle.
Pallbearers will be: Rob Akers, Bill Boulden, Leroy Dummer, Tom Harder, Rick Johnson, and Leonard Nack.
Memorials may be made to Corpus Christi Catholic Church, 19 West Winthrop Street, Newcastle, Wyoming 82701.
Greenwood Cemetery (Newcastle)
570 S. Spokane Ave.
Newcastle, WY, 82701
DEC 14. 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM
Corpus Christi Catholic Church
19 West Winthrop Ave.
Newcastle, WY, US, 82701