services for Ira Neal Lyons, 79, of Nampa, who died Tuesday,
May 16, 1995, at his home, will be conducted at 10 a.m.
Friday May 19, 1995, at the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens,
Caldwell. Mr. Leslie
Pettit of the Jehovah's Witnesses will officiate under the
direction of Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.
Family and friends
are asked to meet at the cemetery.
A memorial service
will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 27, 1995, at the
Jehovah's Witnesses Kingdom Hall,
2313 Southside Boulevard,
Mr. Lyons was
born April 1, 1916, at Cedar Rapids, Iowa,
a son of Ira Monroe and Martha Gibbs Lyons.
He was reared and
educated in Omaha, Nebraska.
Ira married Mary
Alice Baade on July 4, 1941.
Ira went to work for the Miller Cereal Company.
In 1943 he joined the U.S. Army and served in the
European Theater during WW II.
After his honorable
discharge he returned to Omaha where he returned to
work for the Miller Cereal Co., which later became Kellogg
Cereal Company. Ira
worked for the company for 23 years.
In January of 1957
the couple moved to Boise where they lived for
six years. The
couple moved to Nampa where Ira worked for
Triangle Dairy and where they have since resided.
fishing, golfing, and especially enjoyed watching cartoons
with his grandchildren.
He was a member of the Jehovah's Witnesses
Kingdom Hall, Nampa.
include his wife, Mary Alice of Nampa;
two sons and daughters-in-law, Donald Neal and Susan Lyons
of Nampa and Robert Dee and
Teresa Lyons of
daughter and son-in-law, Karen Kay and Dennis L. O'Brien of
Middleton; two brothers, Keith and his wife Bertha Lyons and
Wayne Lyons all of Omaha, Nebraska; 15 grandchildren; 13
great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded
in death by his parents, brothers and sisters.
suggests that memorials be given to Mercy Medical Center
Hospice Program, 1512 12th Avenue Road, Nampa, ID 83651.
Friends may call
today from 4 until 8 p.m. at the Flahiff Funeral Chapel,