Lydia Emma Bayha (1905-1998)

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Lydia Emma Bayha Lumpp
Bliss Twp. Cemetery
Born: 27 Nov 1905 Bliss Twp., Michigan
Died: 14 Mar 1998 Petoskey, Michigan
Father: Frank Conrad Bayha
Mother: Blanche Kittie Shorter
Siblings: Vera Grace Bayha
Lester Earle Bayha
Fern Violet Bayha
Lydia Emma Bayha
Otto Carl Bayha
Leon Robert Bayha
Kenneth Lynn Bayha
Spouse: Thomas Lumpp
Married: 13 Aug 1922 Alanson, Michigan
Children: Vera Grace Lumpp
Donald Tom Lumpp
Helen Ruth Lumpp
Judith A. Lumpp


Petoskey News-Review, Monday, March 16, 1998

Lydia E. Lumpp, 92

Lydia E. Lumpp, 92, of Petoskey and formerly of Center Township, died Saturday, March 14, 1998, at Northern Michigan Hospital.

Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 17, at Stone Funeral Home in Petoskey. The Rev. David Behling will officiate. Burial will be in Bliss Township Cemetery.

Lydia was born Nov. 27, 1905, in Bliss Township, the daughter of Frank and Blanche (Shorter) Bayha.

She grew up in the Bliss Township area and attended school in Bliss.

On Aug. 13, 1922, she married Thomas Lumpp in Alanson. The couple made their home in Center Township. Mr. Lumpp preceded her in death in 1978. She moved to Petoskey in 1992.

Lydia and her husband owned and operated their own farm for many years.

She was a member of the Emmet County Farm Bureau, and a former member of the Bliss Grange. She had also been an active member in the Friendship Center in Levering.

She is survived by three daughters, Helen and her husband, William Carlson, of Bliss Township, Vera and her husband, John Godzik, of Petoskey, and Judy and her husband, Donald Kruskie, of Petoskey; one son, Donald Lumpp and his wife Kathleen, of Petoskey; nine grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; one sister, Violet Myers, of Toledo, Ohio; one brother, Kenneth Bayha and his wife, Ruth, of Petoskey; and many nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. today, March 16, at the Stone Funeral Home in Petoskey.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Bliss Missionary Church.


  • Marriage: Emmet County, Michigan, Vital Records Search, Marriages:
Lummp, Tom & Bayha, Lydia
Date of Marriage: 8/13/1922
Liber: 4
  • Marriage: Michigan Marriages 1868-1925
Groom's name: Tom Lumpp
Groom's age: 29 years
Groom's birth year: 1893
Groom's birthplace: Indiana
Bride's name: Lydia Bayha
Bride's age: 16 years
Bride's birth year: 1906
Bride's birthplace: Michigan
Marriage date: 13 Aug 1922
Marriage place: Alanson, Emmet, Michigan
Groom's father's name: Frank Snyder
Groom's mother's name: Carrie Rowe
Father of bride's name: Frank Bayha
Mother of bride's name: Blanche Shorter
Film number: 2342747
Digital GS number: 4209967
Image number: 574
Reference number: v 2 rn 67
  • Burial: FindAGrave:
Lydia E Bayha Lumpp
BIRTH 27 Nov 1905
DEATH 14 Mar 1998
BURIAL Bliss Township Cemetery Bliss, Emmet County, Michigan, USA
MEMORIAL ID 62472941
Photo by Jim Shearer
  • Petoskey News-Review, Monday, 5 Jan 1976, Obituary: Mallory, Elsie Clara Bayha
  • Petoskey News-Review, Monday, 23 Sep 1996, Obituary: Bayha, Leon Robert