Lois Idell Tyler

Graveside services for Lois Idell Tyler, 82, will be at 2 pm Wednesday at Eudora Cemetery, with Pastor Russ Hines officiating.

Lois Idell Tyler, 82, formerly of Eudora, Kansas, went on to be with the Lord on September 3, 2016 near her home in Kansas City, Kansas. She was born at the home on September 4, 1933 in LeRoy, Kansas. Her parents were Fanny Fern Fergus and James Milton Irwin and siblings, Jim, Wayne, and Rose preceded her in death. Cousin Kathy Fergus lived with Lois almost her whole life and was adopted by Fanny and James at the age of four. Kathy continues to live with family in Kansas City. Lois married Prince Arthur Tyler on December 22, 1952. They had five children. Dennis Tyler, Lawrence, KS, Steve Tyler and wife Betty, Lawrence, KS, Diane Smith and husband Gary, Kansas City, Kansas, Carol Gray and husband Gene, Prairie Grove, Arkansas, and Karen Tyler, San Antonio, Texas. She had several grandchildren and great-grandchildren, in which she loved dearly. She looked forward to family visits, loved pets, attending church, enjoyed music, and was gifted at the piano; she played by ear since she was four-years-old. Her family and friends will miss her dearly.

Memorial contributions in her memory may be made to Grace Hospice or Disabled American Veterans, in care of Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, 601 Indiana St., Lawrence, KS, 66044.