Oct. 31, 1925 - June 7, 2013
ROCHESTER, Minn. — The funeral service for Juliana Lyman will be 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 12, 2013 in River Park Chapel at Macken Funeral Home, with Chaplin Lincoln Engleburt officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery in Mason City, Iowa at a later date. Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, June 11, 2013 at Macken Funeral Home and one hour before the service on Wednesday at the funeral home.
Mrs. Lyman, 87, of Rochester, died Friday June 7, 2013 after battling cancer at Seasons Hospice in Rochester.
Juliana was born October 31, 1925 in Ashland, Ohio to Howard and Letha (Schear) Lee. She graduated from Clarion High School, Clarion, Iowa in 1943.
On November 21, 1947 Juliana married Fred Lyman at the Little Brown Church in Nashua, Iowa. She worked for Northwestern Bell Telephone in Mason City, Iowa and Davenport, Iowa, retiring in 1977 while working in Decorah, Iowa. She was a lifetime member of the Pioneer Club and is also a member of Olmsted United Methodist Church in Rochester.
Juliana enjoyed playing bridge, traveling, bird watching, and reminiscing with her husband. She enjoyed family get-togethers, and Sunday morning coffee with her husband and son. Fred worked many years for Interstate Power Company.
Survivors include her husband Fred, son Ron (Linda) Lyman of Rochester; grandchildren Tammi (Steve) Mosing of Rochester, Jenni (DJ) Horman of Eyota, MN., Kathi (Jeremy) Hildman of Rochester, Robert (Amy) Lyman of Edina, MN.; great-grandchildren Abbie and Sophie Mosing; Emma and Carter Horman; Sybastyen, Tristyn, and Josiah Hildman. Juliana is also survived by her two sisters, Marian Schurtz and Dorothea Miller both of Kansas City, Missouri; nieces, nephews and cousins.
Memorials are suggested to Eagle Cancer Telethon, Mayo Cancer Research or Seasons Hospice.
Macken Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences are welcome at www.mackenfuneralhome.com.
Death date: June 7, 2013