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Russell Robert Lyda dies at 49

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Russell Robert Lyda, 49, of Michigan City, passed away November 3, 2008.

Russell was born August 25, 1959 in Michigan City, the son of James H. and May (Goodwin) Lyda.

On May 22, 1999 in Michigan City, he married Mayeth Alberio, who survives in Michigan City.

He is also survived by his mother May Lyda of Chesterton; sons, Russell Lyda Jr. and Curtis E. Lyda of Michigan City; a daughter, Pauline M. Lyda of Michigan City; a sister, Terry (Pat) Brennan of McHenry, Ill., nephew and nieces James and Mary Brennan, Kodie and Lakota Kennoy.

He was preceded in death by his father and sister Jamie Lyn Kennoy.

Russell was a truck driver for Teamsters Union Local 142. He was a member of the American Motorcycle Association and the NRA (National Rifle Assn.) and Teamsters local 142.

Funeral Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, November 8, at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home 517 Broadway, Chesterton. Cremation will follow services at Heritage Crematory, Portage.

Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Friday, November 7, at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to the family.


 Posted 11/6/2008