Dr. Ronald J. Lyss
- November 3, 1933 - March 17, 2012
- Moline, Illinois
of Ronald's Passing
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“Im sitting here shedding a tear for the loss of you, Dr Lyss. You were a mentor in my life of which I have only had just a few. You took me in under...Read More »
1 of 12 | Posted by: Paul Woods Narrabri,NSW,Australia
“I just found out about the passing of Dr. Lyss. I can honestly say I know he is in Heaven. He was such a wonderful man & doctor. Every time he...Read More »
2 of 12 | Posted by: Rebecca Harris - Davenport, IA
“I just learned thru the Palmer website that Dr. Lyss had passed on. He will be missed by all those who he helped. He was truly an instrument of God...Read More »
3 of 12 | Posted by: Lisa E. Roth DC - Brandon, WI
“We are saddened to hear about the passing of your beloved father. He is at rest now and reunited with your mother. Be blessed and remember all the...Read More »
4 of 12 | Posted by: Valerie Thomas and Family - OH
“Rhonda, Reva, Roger and Renee,
So sorry to hear about the passing of your dad. I hadn't realized that your mom had passed. You are often in my...Read More »
5 of 12 | Posted by: Kathy Olson - Surprise, AZ
“Dear Rhonda and Family,
So sorry to hear of your Dad's passing. I remember one time just after Michelle (our daughter) was born that he came to...Read More »
6 of 12 | Posted by: Don and Debbie Morris - SC
“To the Lyss family from a former West Sider. I am sorry for your loss, but am comforted that Doc & Jo are together again in heaven. They were both...Read More »
7 of 12 | Posted by: Leslie Broihier - Davenport, IA
“I will always remember the kindness of Dr. Lyss. He never failed to shake my hand and give me a smile at church. I remember him going to the altar...Read More »
8 of 12 | Posted by: Jane Ernst - davenport, IA
“Hi all, so sorry to hear about the passing of your dad. It has been a long time since we have seen you guys, but wanted you to know that I am...Read More »
9 of 12 | Posted by: Diana Hains Pratt - FL - friend
“We are very sorry for your loss. As an invaluable and humble servant of God, touching thousands of lives in a way that only he could, he will be...Read More »
10 of 12 | Posted by: The KENT POPE FAMILY
“Dear Renee and family,
I was very sorry to hear about your Dad's death. Keeping you in my thoughts and prayers during the difficult time ahead of...Read More »
11 of 12 | Posted by: Ruth Davis-Hastler - Granville, OH
“We are thinking of our Cousins during this loss of their beloved Father. Uncle Ron was quite an individual and a very special friend to my parents. ...Read More »
12 of 12 | Posted by: Steve and Shelly Abker - PA
Dr. Ronald J. Lyss, 78, formerly of Moline, died March 17th at Emeritus at Chestnut Hill, Columbus, Ohio.
Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, March 24th at Esterdahl Mortuary and Crematory, Ltd, 6601 38th, Avenue, Moline. Visitation will be from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Greenview Memorial Gardens in East Moline. Memorials may be made to the family for a fund to be established.
Dr. Lyss was born November 3, 1933 to Frank and Gladys (Joneson) Lyss in Moline. He was a graduate of Moline High School, Nebraska Wesleyan University, and Palmer College of Chiropractic. After graduating in Nebraska, he started his career with Westinghouse in Pennsylvania. Later he became a draftsman for Deere & Co. in East Moline then taught drafting for Black Hawk College. While teaching he attended Palmer Chiropractic, graduating in 1977 at the age of 43. Opening his Chiropractic office in Rock Island then Moline, he practiced for over 30 years. He married JoAnn Vrana on June 9, 1956 in Lincoln Nebraska. He was a member of Westside Assembly of God in Davenport, Iowa and was a former member of First Evangelical Free Church in Moline.
He is survived by his children Rhonda (Ed) Flood of Berwyn, IL, Reva (Rob)Bowker of St. Peters, MO, Dr. Roger (Elizabeth) Lyss of Gahanna, OH, Renee (Mohamed) Kasheer of Columbus, OH. Grandchildren Janea, Keith, EJ, Matthew Flood; Brian, Peter, Lana, James Bowker; Dan, Andrew, Rebecca Lyss; and Shareef and Nezaar Kasheer. Great-Grandchildren Tristan and Abigale Flood. He is also survived by his sister Norma Najim of Springfield, IL.
He was preceded in death by his wife JoAnn.
Online condolences may be left for his family at www.esterdahl.com.