Published in the Iola Register on Dec. 27, 2012.

ALBERTA MARIE CYR

ALBERTA MARIE CYR
Alberta Marie Cyr, age 85, died Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012, at Salina Regional Health Center, Salina, Kan. She was born on Aug. 15, 1927, in Concordia, Kan., to Frank and Delena (Alexander) Haist. Alberta graduated from Concordia High School. She married Warren Graham on Sept. 7, 1947, in Concordia. He preceded her in death on Sept. 21, 1970.She later married Don Cyr on Nov. 24, 1973, in Clyde, Kan. He preceded her in death on Aug. 4, 2002. She was a cashier/teller at Exchange National Bank until her retirement.
Alberta was a member of the Clyde United Methodist Church, P.E.O. and Clyde VFW Ladies Auxiliary. Alberta was an avid bridge club member and player. She is survived by her daughters, Barbara Bielser (David), Clyde, and Janet Froehlich (Dan), Midwest City, Okla.; brother, Jim Haist (JoAnn), Concordia; brother-in-law, Clair Anderson, Clyde; grandchildren, Kristin Stragey (Glen), Oberlin; Aaron Carswell, Salina; Jay Froehlich (Sabrina), Edmond, Okla.; and Justin Froehlich (Courtney) Tulsa, Okla.; 13 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; and her very special friend, Maxine Caron, Clyde.
She was preceded in death by her husbands, Warren Graham and Don Cyr; parents and brothers, Francis and Robert Haist.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m ., Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012, at the United Methodist Church, Clyde, with the Rev. Anita Strommen officiating. Burial will follow at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Clyde. Visitation will be from 1-8 p.m. with family greeting friends from 6-7 p.m. Friday at Chaput Mortuary, Clyde. The family suggest memorials to the Church and the Clyde Ambulance Fund. For online condolences, please visit www.chaputbuoy.com.