BISHOP HILL – Lynne Myhre, 83, of Bishop Hill, died Saturday, April 2, 2022 at her home.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m., Friday, April 8 at Rux Funeral Home in Galva with Jeff Goard officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the services at the funeral home. Burial will be in Bishop Hill Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to the VASA Order of America in Bishop Hill or to Illinois Cancer Care in Galesburg.
Lynne was born February 1, 1939, in Auburn, NY, the daughter of Walter and Evelyn (Winters) Miller. She married James VanArsdall in 1962 and they later divorced, and he passed away in 2017. She married Theodore A. “Ted” Myhre in 1978 and he preceded her in death in December of 2004. Survivors include her children, John (Joan) VanArsdall of Walnut Creek, CA, and Debbie (Ray) Boyle of Lombard, IL, two grandchildren, R.J., and Gavin Boyle, three stepsons: David (Christine) Myhre of Sterling, IL, Mike (Kim) Myhre of Cedar Rapids, IA, and Ted (Willow) Myhre Jr. of Sadorus, IL, step-grandchildren, Charity, Daniel, Sam, Matthew, Nathan (Diane), Ben (Sheena) Matthew (Diane), Mark, Joseph, Christian and Christina, two step-great grandchildren, Wyatt, and Elouise and her nephew, Timothy (Nadine) Miller. She was also preceded in death by her parents and her brother, Walter.
Lynne had worked as a nurse in various hospitals. She was avid knitter and a member of the VASA Order of America in Bishop Hill. She was a long-time member of the Midwest Electric Railway and the Old Threshers Association in Mt. Pleasant, IA. Lynne was a passionate fan of the Chicago Bears and Army West Point football.
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