TOMAHAWK

Deloyd M. Byers

April 11, 1926 - May 10, 2008

Deloyd "De" Marvin Byers, a longtime resident of Pewaukee, passed away in Tomahawk on Saturday, May 10, 2008, at age 82. He joins his beloved wife, Marion (Kosanke), who preceded his departure in August 2000. De was found at peaceful rest, in his chair, after a day of working hard around his place.

De, a proud World War II veteran, was employed at Hall Chevrolet for more than 35 years, until his retirement to the North Woods. He will be remembered as everyone’s fix-it guy.

He is survived by his daughters, Diane Smith of Waukesha, Donna (Gary) Edwards of Tomahawk and Jean (Jim Hicks) Williams of Waukesha, and his grandchildren, Dana Smith, Paul (Stacy) Smith, Mark (Denise) Edwards, Dean (Ruth) Williams and Linda Williams. He will also be missed by his brother, Calvin (Carolyn) Byers, and sister-in-law, Ellen Schlesner, and their families.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Cora Byers, and a brother, Theodore.

Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. today, May 14, at Yonke and Son Funeral Home, 205 Prospect Ave., Pewaukee. There will be a time for memory sharing at 7 p.m. Graveside services with military honors will take place at 9 a.m. Thursday, May 15, at Forest Hill Cemetery, Pewaukee.

Yonke and Son Funeral Home of Pewaukee, 691-1900, is serving the family.