Irene Joan M. Elkins (1892-1984)
|Irene Joan M. Elkins Lyons|
Saint Francis Cemetery
|Born:||26 Aug 1892 Langston, Montcalm, Michigan|
|Died:||13 Oct 1984 Petoskey, Michigan|
Irene Joan M. Elkins|
Armetta Belle Elkins
|Married:||8 Oct 1908 Petoskey, Michigan|
Bernard E. Lyons|
Kathleen Anastacia Lyons
Gertrude Ann Lyons
Mildred Irene Lyons
Petoskey News-Review, Monday, October 15, 1984:
Irene M. Lyons, 92, of Petoskey, died Oct. 13, 1984, at Petoskey Nursing Center.
Services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17, at St. Francis Xavier Church. Fr. Wilbert Hegener, OFM, will officiate and burial will be in St. Francis Cemetery.
The former Irene M. Elkins was born Aug. 26, 1892, at Langston, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Warren Elkins.
She moved to Petoskey in 1908 and was married to Elias Lyons on July 3, 1908. The couple resided in Petoskey and Mr. Lyons preceded her in death on March 21, 1934.
Mrs. Lyons was a member of St. Francis Church, the Secular Franciscan Order and the Altar Society.
Survivors include one son, Bernard Lyons of Jenison; three daughters, Mrs. Eldon (Mildred) Peck, Mrs. Calvin (Gertrude) Compton and Mrs. Don (Kathleen) Grossman all of Petoskey; 17 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Agnes Menson of Michigan Center and Armetta Hoover of Petoskey.
The family suggests memorials to St. Francis Endowment Fund. Envelopes for that purpose are available at Winchester-Hallead Funeral Home where friends may call 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16.
A rosary will be recited 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
- Marriage: Emmet County, Michigan, Vital Records Search, Marriages:
- LYONS, Elias & ELKINS, Joan
- Date: 10/8/1908
- Liber: 4
- Folio: 139
- Death: Emmet County, Michigan, Vital Records Search, Deaths:
- Lyons, Irene M.
- Date of Death: 10/13/1984
- Liber: 1984
- Folio: 370
- Place of Death: Petoskey, MI
- Burial: Greenwood Cemetery Index, Petoskey, Michigan:
- Lyons, Irene M. (Elkins)
- Age: 92
- Born: 08/26/1892
- Died: 10/13/1984
- Burial: 10/17/1984
- Cemetery: St. Francis, Petoskey
- Funeral Home: Winchester-Hallead, Petoskey
- Lot: 1-4-7
- Gravestone: photo by Sheri Nozawa