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Alta I. Kyger, 91

Alta I. (Kelley) Kyger, 91, of Lafayette, died at 4:33 a.m. Saturday, December 08, 2012, surrounded by her family at Mulberry Health and Retirement Community. She was born November 12, 1921, in Boonville, the daughter of the late Willard and Melinda Jane Young Kelley. Alta married George Kyger on April 11, 1944, in Crawfordsville and he preceded her in death on November 20, 2006. She was a homemaker and enjoyed babysitting for her grandchildren along with sewing. Alta worshiped in a Non-denominational Church.

Surviving are her four children, Russell (wife: Jean) Kyger, of Edna Mills, Phillip Kyger of Seoul, South Korea, Stanley (wife: Sue) Kyger, of Dayton, Ind. and Sara Garten, of Avon; one brother, Willard (wife: Joyce) Kelley, of Boonville; sister, May (husband: Lloyd) Sims, of Beaver Dam, Ky.; 12 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; and 3 sisters.

Visitation 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Hippensteel Funeral Home. Services 10 a.m. Thursday in Hippensteel Funeral Home. Burial to follow at Tippecanoe Memory Gardens.

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Published in the Journal & Courier from Dec. 8 to Dec. 10, 2012
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