obit: Leona Balzer Lyons
Leona Balzer Lyons
March 16, 1931 - May 2, 2013
Leona Balzer Lyons, 82, of Columbus,TX passed away on May 2, 2013 in Lakeway, TX.
She was born on March 16, 1931 to George and Henrietta (Schwegmann) Hattermann in Weimar, TX. Leona worked as a Licensed Insurance Agent & Bookkeeper for Drymalla Construction & Texas Lumber and Construction.
She was a member of Ladies Auxiliary V.F.W. Post 6113 and the Ladies Auxiliary American Legion Post 383 in Columbus, TX.
Leona is survived by her daughter, Carolyn Barten and husband John Howard of Austin, TX, step-son, Wilbur "Will" Lyons and wife Margaret of Italy, TX and their daughter Annalee Phillips, brother, Leon Hattermann and wife Alice of Borden, TX, nieces, Janet Mandeville, Sharon Eckert, and Cindy Cooper.
She was preceded in death by first husband, Arnold Balzer, second husband, Wilbur Clyde Lyons, father, George R. Hattermann, and mother, Henrietta Schwegmann Hattermann.
Visitation will be held Sunday, May 05, 2013 from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Henneke Funeral Home, Columbus, TX.and Monday, May 06, 2013 from 9:00 am to 10:00 am at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Columbus, TX. Funeral services will be held on Monday, May 6, 2013, 10:00 am at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Columbus, TX. Burial will take place in the Odd Fellows Rest Cemetery in Columbus, TX.
Memorials are suggested to the Susan G. Koman Atten: Donor Services, P.O. Box 650309, Dallas, TX 75265-0309, or St. Paul Lutheran Church, P.O. Box 267, Columbus, TX 78934.
Henneke Funeral Home