Howard W. Lyon, 88
May 14, 2017


Blue Earth Memorial services to celebrate the life of Howard W. Lyon were held at Patton Funeral Home in Blue Earth, on Monday, May 8, 2017.

Rev. Brent Walker officiated. Burial will be at Pilot Grove Cemetery in rural Blue Earth.

Howard Lyon passed away on Friday, May 5, 2017, at St. Luke's Lutheran Care Center in Blue Earth. Howard was born on Sept. 5, 1928, in rural Pilot Grove Township, the son of Ray and Rose Lyon. He was raised and educated in rural Blue Earth, where he farmed all of his life until retirement in 1990.

Howard is survived by his six children, Steven Lyon, of Mancos, Colorado, Ruthanne (John) Ellis, of Armstrong, Iowa, Bruce (Cindy) Lyon, of Blue Earth, Scott (Kathy) Lyon, of Blue Earth, Jeff Lyon, of Woodbury, and Shelley (Nick) Bleess, of Blue Earth; nine grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

Howard is preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Darlene; sister, Shirley; and one infant brother.


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