Archive for Wednesday, October 31, 2007

Johnny Lee Dyster

1932 - 2007

October 31, 2007

Services for Johnny Lee Dyster, 74, Basehor, were Saturday, Oct. 27, 2007, at Alden-Harrington Funeral Home with burial in Glenwood Cemetery near Basehor.

Mr. Dyster died Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2007, at his home.

He was born Oct. 31, 1932, in Lenexa.

Mr. Dyster was a Navy veteran of the Korean War. He moved to the Basehor area in 1961 and retired from Owens/Corning Fiberglass Mfg. after 22 years of employment. He was a member of the Abdallah Shrine Scottish Rite.

He enjoyed being a farmer, raising cattle and poultry, and was the founder of Dysters Animal Swap Meets.

A granddaughter preceded him in death.

Survivors include his wife, Patricia, of the home; four daughters, Cynthia Edwards, Sandra Shoop, Tamela Bjorgaard and Kimberley Dyster; three sons, James Whistler, Timothy Whistler, and Donald Dyster; three sisters, Ivon M. Robinson, Joyce E. Payne, and Janice P. Macan; 16 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandson.

The family suggests memorials to Shriners Hospitals for Children, sent in care of Alden-Harrington Funeral Home, 214 Oak St., Bonner Springs 66012.

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