Lyons – Stephen,
71, died September 9 in Portland. He was born in Salem and
lived all of his life in the Willamette Valley, graduating
from Stayton High School in 1963. Stephen married Joyce Scott
on May 18, 1968 in Stayton.
He worked for Rex
Kimsey Construction, Spaniols Plumbing, and for Mike Adams
Construction for 36 years, retiring in 2007. At his retirement
party, his son, Robert, gave him a dog, Smores, who he has
been inseparable from. Stephen was
very active and enjoyed fishing, hunting, crabbing, and
He is survived by
his wife Joyce of Lyons; children: Robert (Rebecca) Foltz of
Lyons and Miranda (Michael) Schotthoefer of Sublimity; sister:
Joan McKee of Jefferson; grandchildren: Trish Bachmeier,
Mariah Foltz, Courtney Griffith, Carter Griffith, Molly
Schotthoefer, Alyssa Schotthoefer, and Teagan Schotthoefer;
and great-grandchildren: Grace Bachmeier and Gabriel Bachmeier.
Stephen was preceded in death by his brother, David.
A memorial service
will be Saturday, September 17, 2016 at 11:00 am at Foothills
Church in Stayton. Private interment will be in Union Hill
Cemetery, Sublimity. Contributions may be made to Salem
Hospital Foundation, or OHSU Pallative Comfort Care Quilts.
Serving the family, North
Santiam Funeral Service, Stayton.