January 7, 1962 - October 4, 2008
Lori A. Lyons, 46, Green Bay, was ushered into her Savior‘s arms on October 4, 2008 upon passing from complications of respiratory failure. The daughter of the late John (Jack) Johnson and Jeannette Johnson (Smithson). Her mother Jeannette later married Eugene Stealy who became Lori’s stepfather. She was born January 7, 1962 in Crystal Falls, Michigan. She graduated from Green Bay East High School. She babysat for many families over the years. Lori both loved and was loved by many friends and relatives. She enjoyed cooking, baking, and the holiday season, spending time with her cherished nieces Jacklyn and Ashley, morning coffee, conversation and Yahtzee with her special friend Mary, (whom Lori called “Grandma) and a number of other social activities. She is much loved by her sister Carla, who shared many wonderful moments and memories with her. Theirs was a special bond only sisters can fully understand. She is remembered by her brother, Brian as skillful Monopoly player and playful prankster who always enjoyed making her laugh. Her special friend and former husband Keith Kainz loved and supported her with affection, even divorce could not erase. Brian’s fiancé and Lori’s friend Janet Oakes remembers her for your warm welcome and for treating her like family. Lori will be welcomed into heaven by her beloved mother Jeannette and her father Jack whose own untimely death preceded her birth by two weeks. Now she will make his acquaintance in heaven. She is also preceded in death by her step-father, Eugene Stealy. Your Grandma Elona is in perfect health and memory and welcomes you into the unspeakable joys of your heavenly father. Deceased husband James Lyons welcomes you into your Savior’s rest. As a reflection of Lori’s generous heart, her family has consented to the gift of organ donation. May the recipients of these gifts share in her love and spirit and be blessed. The family thanks Dr. Jane Witman, Dr. Rosik, and Dr. Marada of Aurora BayCare Medical Center and all of the wonderful, caring staff at Aurora’s third floor ICU, with special affection to nurses Lance, Mary, and Ashley and the many others who helped her. To the surgical team from UW-Madison who facilitated that her gifts be shared, our thanks for your tenderness and discretion. A Funeral Service is planned at Prince of Peace Parish 3425 Willow Road on Friday, October 10, at 11:00 a.m. with Father Robert Rhyner presiding. Visitation for family and friends precedes the service and will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers memorial fund has been established in her name.
Lori A. Lyons, 46, Green Bay, was ushered into her Savior‘s arms on October 4, 2008 upon passing from complications of respiratory failure. The daughter of the late John (Jack) Johnson and Jeannette Johnson (Smithson). Her mother Jeannette... View Obituary & Service Information
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