(Mary) Louise Lacina Lyman

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(Mary) Louise Lacina Lyman, loving wife and mother, passed away Monday, Nov. 22, in Hallettsville. She was born on May 3, 1936, in Yoakum to John and Mary Zelma Lacina.

All her family and friends knew her as Louise. Louise graduated with Honors in 1955 from St. Joseph’s High School. She married Billy Lyman August 1, 1955, in Yoakum and they resided in Luling, Yoakum, and Cuero before finally retiring in Hochheim in 1984.

Louise was a homemaker, baker, collector, avid gardener, crafter, artist, and a master seamstress. She was a member of the Heirloom Stitchers Quilt Club of Cuero. She quilted over 30 quilts throughout the years and won several ribbons at the Houston Livestock Show. Quilts will be cherished memories to the many family and friends that were fortunate enough to receive them. Louise was also a member of the Catholic Daughters at St. Michaels Church of Cuero for over 50 years.

Louise is survived by her husband of 66 years, Billy Lyman of Yoakum; son, Lonnie Gene Lyman of Round Rock; sister, Joyce Marie Lacina Loewe (Howard) of Hallettsville; and numerous nephews, nieces and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her parents and brothers, AJ, Glenn, and Mike Lacina.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 26, at Thiele Cooper Funeral Home.

Funeral Services will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 27, at Thiele Cooper Funeral Home with Rev. Matthew Huehlefeld officiating.  Interment will immediately follow at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Yoakum.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of South Texas or St. Michaels Catholic Church in Cuero.

Arrangements by Thiele Cooper Funeral Home, 1477 Carl Ramert Dr.  in Yoakum, TX 361-293-5656.

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