Patty Ann (Purdy) Lyman, daughter of Howard Purdy Jr. and Kathleen (Wollesen) Hunt was born on October 19, 1967 in Saugus, California. She was baptized at the Trinity Presbyterian Church in Wall Lake, Iowa. Patty graduated from Denison High School with the Class of 1986.
After graduation, she bartended at Tripps in Denison and Last Draw in Jefferson. She also worked at Ampride as the Lead Cook for many years. On October 15, 2010, Patty was united in marriage to Byron Lyman in Las Vegas, Nevada. Together, they shared a family of two children: Dustin and Dakota.
Patty loved cooking, the outdoors, and camping. Her flower and vegetable gardens always kept her busy. Holidays were special to Patty, especially Christmas. She was very artistic and enjoyed crafting, shopping, and riding her Harley. Patty was full of life who cherished every minute with her family, friends, and her dogs Harley Girl, Tinker, and Lucky. The bond she shared with her children and grandchildren is irreplaceable. Patty's greatest joy was being surrounded by the love of her family and friends.
Patty passed away with her family by her side after a 7 year long battle with leukemia on September 26, 2022 at her home in Dow City, attaining the age of 54 years, 11 months, and 7 days. She was preceded in death by her father, Howard Purdy Jr.; step-father, Roger Hunt; and brother, Steve Purdy.
Left to cherish her memories are her husband, Byron Lyman of Dow City; son, Dustin Palmer and his wife Shelbie Palmer of Nevada, Iowa; daughter, Dakota Conner and her significant other Nick Endrulat of Battle Creek; grandchildren: Haylow, Jax, Rowdy, and Rebel; mother, Kathleen Hunt of Denison; siblings: Brenda (Kevin) Grimes of Columbia, South Carolina, Jim (Cindy) Purdy of Independence, Missouri, and Carrie Hunt of Denison; other relatives and many friends.
Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Friday, September 30, 2022 at the Huebner Funeral Home in Denison. Celebration of Life will be at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, October 1, 2022 also at the funeral home in Denison. Inurnment will be in Crawford Heights Memory Gardens in Denison. Memorials may be directed to the family.