- 89 years old
- Date of birth: Jul 10, 1926
- Place of birth:
Libby, Montana, United States
- Date of passing: Dec 11, 2015
- Place of passing:
Shoreline, Washington, United States
|"To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die" -Clyde Campbell|
Rosella “Rose” Mae (Barr) Lyon was born on July 10, 1926 in Libby, Montana. She was the oldest of five children born to Arthur and Grace Barr. She attended 12 years of school in Libby and graduated in 1944. After graduation Rose attended Western Union School in Santa Cruz, CA and was employed at the Pasco, WA office for several years. Rose married Robert “Buzzy” Lloyd Lyon, of Libby Mt, on February 18, 1947.
Rose was employed at The Bon Marche for 16 years in the New Accounts and Credit Department and retired in 1992. While employed there, she was active in Credit Professionals of Seattle.
Rose loved gardening and working in her yard. For years she belonged to the North Green Lake Garden Club. Rose also was an active member of St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church for many years.
Rose is survived by her children, Robert (Janet) Lyon of Newport, WA, Kenneth (Donna) Lyon of Chehalis, WA, Charlene (Herman) Streeter of Palm Springs, CA, Daniel (Kaye) Lyon of Woodway, WA, and Timothy (Judy) Lyon of Curtis, 13 grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great -great grandchildren, her sisters Arlene Parker of Eureka, CA and Marlys Barr of Kalispell, MT. She will be missed.
A memorial service will be held at: St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church on Wednesday, December 30th at 11:00am.
In lieu of flowers remembrances may be made to:
St. Andrew’ Episcopal Church
111 NE 80th Street
Seattle, WA 98115
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"Hello Dan ,Kaye and family,
I have fond memories of spending time with your mother at family outings at your home. I know she was a great comfort to you and all the family.
I will be with my 100 year old mother in NYC to celebrate the New Year but will be with you in spirit when you celebrate the wonderful life of Rose.
See you soon.
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