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Robert T. Lyons - 85

3/5/1934 - 11/14/2019

Clinton, Iowa


     Robert T. Lyons, age 85 of Clinton, passed away Thursday, November 14, 2019 at Mercy One.  A Mass will be celebrated at 2:00 PM today, Saturday, November 16th at Prince of Peace Parish.  Visitation will be from 12:30 to 2:00 PM today at the church.  Burial will be in St. Irenaeus Calvary Cemetery.  Pallbearers will be Greg Krogman, Karl Lemke, Jerry Brown, Marty Krogman, Dan Voss and Earl Burken.  The Pape Funeral Home is assisting the family.


     Bob was born in Clinton on March 5, 1934, the son of Ed and Theresa (Krogman) Lyons.  He graduated from Lyons High School in 1952.  He served with the U.S. Army from 1956 thru 1958.  Bob married Oneta Hubbard on July 12, 1958 at St. Irenaeus Church in Clinton.  Oneta passed away on September 6, 2014. He farmed his entire life on the family homestead that was established in 1852.  Bob was a member of Prince of Peace Parish.  He enjoyed cheering for the Chicago Cubs and Chicago Bears, playing cards with friends, spending time with his granddaughter and going on bus trips with his wife to Branson, MO, before she passed, which they had done for 20 years.


     Bob is survived by his son Patrick (Marlys) Lyons of Clinton and his granddaughter Rebecca Lyons of Ames, IA.  He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife Oneta.  Online condolences may be left at



12:30 PM until 2:00 PM Saturday, November 16, 2019 at Prince of Peace Parish.


2:00 PM Saturday, November 16, 2019 at Prince of Peace Parish

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