OBITUARY

David Lyon

October 18, 1943April 27, 2021
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David Bruce Lyon was born on October 18, 1943 to Ruth E. Pederson in Spokane, Washington. He grew up in Waukegan, Illinois with his brother Johnny and younger sister Kathy.

David passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 27, 2021 at age 77.

David met Kaye Chapman at the Park Skating Rink in Zion, Illinois. The couple was married on March 3, 1966 by a Justice of the Peace in Ortonville, Minnesota during a historic blizzard. The couple welcomed their daughter, Cheryl, in 1968, and son, Stephen in 1970. The family moved to Eaton, Colorado in 1978. They enjoyed the mountains and taking trips together.

Following the loss of his wife, Kaye, David married Bonnie (Bloemker) Stephenson on September 19, 1992. The couple enjoyed square-dancing and traveling after his retirement from the telephone company.

Surviving family members include sister, Kathy (Fred) Reardon of Livermore, California; daughter, Cheryl Lyon Pelton of Bailey, Colorado; son Stephen (Holly) Lyon of Wellington, Colorado; grandsons, Daniel, William, and Andrew; stepchildren Michael (Michelle) Stephenson of Eaton, Colorado; Russell (Jenn) Stephenson of Serverance, Colorado; 6 step-grandchildren, 6 step-great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and extended family members.

David was preceded in death by his parents, John & Ruth Lyon, brother, Johnny Lyon, wife Kaye (Chapman) Lyon, wife Bonnie (Bloemker) Lyon, and stepdaughter Laura Stephenson.

A memorial service will be held at 2:30 pm, Thursday, May 6, 2021, at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Greeley, Colorado. Interment will be at Sunset Memorial Gardens. Visitation will precede the service for those wishing to pay their respects and offer condolences.

If anyone is not able to make it to the service here is the link to be able to watch the livestream

www.greeleylutheran.org

  • FAMILY

  • Kathy & Fred Reardon, Sister & Brother-In-Law
  • Cheryl Lyon Pelton, Daughter
  • Stephen & Holly Lyon, Son & Daughter-In-Law
  • Daniel, William & Andrew, Grandsons
  • Michael & Michelle Stephenson, Stepson & His Wife
  • Russell & Jenn Stephenson, Stepson & His Wife
  • David is also survived by 6 step-grandchildren, 6 step-great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and extended family members.

Services

  • Visitation

    Thursday, May 6, 2021

  • Funeral Service

    Thursday, May 6, 2021

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  • Interment

    Thursday, May 6, 2021

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Karen Barnette

May 3, 2021

With deepest sympathy.

KAREN & ARNOLD BARNETTE

May 1, 2021

Thinking of you Cheryl and Stephen, picturing your mom and dad roller skating in heaven arm in arm! Our condolences to you both and Kass. Love, Aunt Karen and Uncle Arnold

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