Joan Dolores Lyon
March 25, 1933 - August 17, 2017
Joan Dolores Lyon, 84, of Olympia, Washington, embraced her departure from this life August 17, 2017, within the loving arms of her family who comforted her throughout her journey.
Joan was born March 25, 1933 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, later making her home in southern Oregon. She was happily married to Michael Lyon from 1979 until her passing. She possessed an unparalleled strength of spirit, a raucous sense of humor, and she adored adventure.
She is survived by her husband, Michael Lyon; her son, Brad Mix (and wife, Susan); her daughters, Rachel Todd (and husband, Jeff) and Cynthia Lawlis (and husband, Brett); her grandchildren, Paul Klinger, Shane Todd, Zoe Mix, and Maggie Todd; and nieces; a nephew; and many cousins.
A memorial service celebrating her life will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, September 9, 2017 at Mills & Mills Funeral Home and Memorial Park in Tumwater, Washington.