Obituary

Merle Dean Johnson

IN MEMORY OF MERLE DEAN JOHNSON, March 29, 1930-February 10, 1999, by his family: Wife-Dorothy (Schlagel) Johnson, Children-Michael & Shari (Tennant) Johnson, children Sara and Keifer;  and Pam and Andy Maestas, children AJ and Angela and Chris Hale of Aurora and one great grandson, Jack..

We fondly remember Merle, long-time area surveyor; a 1948 graduate of Lyons High School, with classmates-James Brodie,

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In Memoriam

Mickey Hawkins

Lyons High School Class of 1969 graduate Mickey Hawkins, the son of Robert N. Hawkins of Denver, and Gloria D. Hawkins of Lyons enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps on March 24, 1969 in Denver. PFC Hawkins arrived in Vietnam on September 24, and was assigned to Company A, 1st Battalion, 7th Marines, 1st MARDIV (Rein) FMF.

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Donald Alan Johnson


March 1, 1957 – May 18, 2010
Donald A. Johnson, age 56, passed away at his home in Lyons, on May 18, of heart failure. He was born March 1, 1957 in Hot Springs, South Dakota to Merle and Donna Johnson.  Don grew up in Hot Springs, and graduated from Hot Springs High School in 1975; a year later he enlisted in the Air Force.  After his service, he worked for a while in the electronics field for Hughes

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Barry Jon Kelly, "Bearcat"

Barry Jon Kelly, better known to his Lyons community as “Bearcat,” passed away on Thursday, October 17, at Longmont United Hospital, surrounded by family and friends.  He was 66 years young and will be missed by all.

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Gary Wayne Walker

Gary Wayne Walker
August 19, 1951 – April 25, 2013
Former Lyons resident Gary Wayne Walker passed away in Hay Springs, Nebraska on April 25, after a three-month battle with cancer. He was sixty-one years old.

Gary was born August 19, 1951, and raised in Springfield, Virginia. He was preceded in death by his parents Virginia Lee and Norman A Walker Jr., and his ex wife Lissa Walker. He is

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