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Ardelle Jane Lyons

Ardelle Jane Lyons, 57, of Red Lake, died Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2009, at her home.

A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Monday at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Red Lake with the Rev. Pat Sullivan officiating. Family will greet friends one hour prior to the service at the church.

Olson-Schwartz Funeral Home of Bemidji assisted the family with arrangements.

She was born on Dec. 10, 1951, to William and Mary (Morrison) Lyons in Red Lake. She graduated from Red Lake High School and attended food service courses at Red Lake Vocational School. She worked as head cook at Red Lake High School for many years. She enjoyed cooking, watching soap operas, playing with her grandchildren, reading, talking with her daughter and listening to oldies.

She is survived by her daughter, Sachene (Ryan Goodbuffalo) Needham of Redby, Minn.; sons, Dallas Siddens Jr. of Norfolk, Va., and Derek Siddens of Red Lake; six grandchildren; sisters, Lavonne Loud of Bloomington, Minn., Mavis (Allen) Lyons of Redby, Ruby Blackwell of Warren, Mich.; brother, Dana (Maureen) Lyons of Redby and adopted brother, David Lyons of Iowa.

She was preceded in death by her parents; three grandchildren; a niece and a brother.

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