Anna Louise Lyon, 83, of Portland, Ore., died Oct. 6, 2012 in Portland.
She was born May 10, 1929 to Albert and Anna Katherine Reimers Schmitz in Woodland, Wash.
Anna attended a one-room school (grades 1 through 6), then went to junior high school in Kalama, Wash. She graduated from Kalama High school in June 1947.
Anna was married to Kelton William Lyon. She had daughters, Ida Anna Powers, Violet, Barbara Marie Roeskery, Sharon Patricia Ham and Anna Katherine, and son, Howard Eliason. Anna had numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
In her career she worked as a waitress and in offices, finally with additional training she worked as a nurses aide for quite a few years until an injury in 1979.
Anna was active in volunteer work and was a Super Senior of Newport in 1994. Per Anna’s request no services are planned at this time and her ashes will be scattered at sea.
Bateman Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
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