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Rose M. Lyons

Died: Thursday, December 20, 2012
Age: 102
Rose M. Lyons, 102, Elkhorn, formerly of Walworth, passed away Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012, at Lakeland Health Care Center in Elkhorn.

She was born Dec. 5, 1910, in Humphrey, Neb., the daughter of Joseph and Mary Kukla Sturek. She married Maurice A. Lyons May 17, 1932, in Scotia, Neb. He preceded her in death May 9, 1982.

Rose was a member of St. Benedict Catholic Church in Fontana, the Fontana Garden Club and the Walworth Women’s Club.

She is survived by two children, Larry (Andrea), Santa Rosa, Calif., and Joan (Roger) Wichman, Delavan; seven grandchildren, Kevin (Dhes) Lyons, David (Chrissie) Lyons, Michael (Andrea) Wichman, Scott Wichman, Jeffrey (Lisa) Wichman, Susan (John) Winters and John (Mandy) Wichman; 15 great-grandchildren; and one sister, Eleanor Reick, Vancouver, Wash.

Funeral Mass at 11:30 a.m., Thursday, Dec. 27, at St. Benedict Catholic Church, Fontana, with the Rev. Daniel Sanders officiating. Burial at Roselawn Memory Gardens, Delavan Township. Visitation from 10 a.m. until the time of service at the church. The family suggests memorials to Lakeland Health Care Center. Toynton’s Walworth Funeral home assisted the family.

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