ISHPEMING, MI. - Lisa K. (McDowell) Lyons, age 52 Ishpeming resident passed away Wednesday, September 25, 2013 at the Marquette County Medical Care Facility in Ishpeming.
Lisa was born January 14, 1961 in Ishpeming to Mary (Rosenthal) and the late Donald McDowell. Lisa was a 1979 graduate of Westwood High School and attended Northern Michigan University. She worked as a cashier for Wal-Mart and other retail stores.
Lisa enjoyed crafts and taking care of her family, especially her grandchildren. She was always will to help other putting their needs before hers. Her last selfless act regarding a possible transplant was "give the transplant to somebody who could use it more than me," which tells what kind of a person Lisa was.
Lisa is survived by her husband Robert Lyons of Ishpeming, her mother Mary McDowell of Marquette, children: Shannon Lyons of Dubuque, IA, John "J.J." of Ishpeming, grandchildren: Layla and Dylan, mother in law and father in law Marie & John Lyons of Negaunee and an aunt Gladys Roos of Gwinn. She was preceded in death by her father Donald McDowell and brother Randy McDowell.
Private services will be held at St. Paul's Catholic Church in Negaunee with the Rev. Monsignor Peter Oberto officiating. Inurnment will take place in the Negaunee Cemetery.
Lisa's obituary may be viewed at bjorkandzhulkie .com where relatives and friends may leave a note of remembrance.