Tryon, Lansing E.
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Beaver Dam, WI: Lansing E. Tryon, age 92, of Beaver Dam, Wisconsin and formerly of Rochester, New York, died on Thursday, November 14, 2013 at Charleston House Memory Care.
The memorial service will be at Rochester Christian Reformed Church in Penfield, New York on Thursday, December 5, 2013 at 2:00 PM. Inurnment will be at Oak Wood Cemetery in Penfield at a later date.
Lansing Eugene Tryon was born on July 4, 1921 in North Syracuse, New York to Frank S. and Margaret (Mann) Tryon. On June 26, 1948 he was united in marriage with Barbara L. Bassemir in Patchogue, New York. Lansing received his bachelor degree in Physics from Cornell University. He went on to earn his masters degree in Geology from New York University. Lansing worked as an electrical engineer and a computer programmer at Stromberg Carlson in Rochester. In 2009, he and Barbara moved to Beaver Dam where they made their home at Charleston House. Lansing enjoyed singing with the choir and photography. He volunteered much of his time at InterVarsity Christian Fellowship.
Survivors are his wife, Barbara of Beaver Dam, WI; children, Steve (Corky) Tryon of Rochester, NY, Marty Slager of Beaver Dam, WI, Chuck (Suzanne) Tryon of Fayetteville, GA, Liz (Joe) Hupp of Northfield, IL, Ken (Chris) Tryon of Rochester, NY, Janet (Jeff) Geiger of Aurora, IL; 14 grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; three sisters; and one brother.
If desired, memorials may be made in Lansing E. Tryon's name to IVCF, PO Box 7895 Madison, WI 53707-7895.
The Murray Funeral Home, 131 East Maple Avenue in Beaver Dam, is caring for the family. To leave condolences, for directions, or for other information, please visit our website at www.MurrayFH.com.
Published in Rochester Democrat And Chronicle on Dec. 3, 2013