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LYONS, Violet "Vi" Eiben

Violet "Vi" Eiben Lyon died the evening of April 19, 2017, a few days short of 98 years old, in Stockton, California, with her family by her side.

Vi was born on May 9, 1919 in Beatrice, Nebraska to Anna and Luis McCown. She married Clarence "Whitey" Eiben in 1942. After he returned from WWII, they had two children, Mary Ann and Sarah Jane. They moved to Whittier during the early 1950's and Whitey started his television repair business. Violet loved her life in California. She was active in East Whittier Friends Church, Eastern Star and the YMCA.

Several years after Whitey's death, Vi married Del Lyon.They spent 20 years enjoying life together.

Vi is survived by her two daughters, Mary Ann Vasbinder (George) and Sarah Jane Anderson. Her beloved Grand children Sarah Elizabeth (EB) Drouin (Michael), Ann Staley (Chris), and Matthew Davis (Christina). And six great-grand children.

There will be a celebration of Vi's life later this year in Nebraska where internment will take place.
Published in Whittier Daily News from June 9 to June 10, 2017
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