Etta Agnes Lyda

Published 2:51 pm Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Etta Agnes Lyda, 89, died Monday, October 24, 2016 at Harbor Hospice, Beaumont. She was born on February 4, 1927 in Port Arthur to Delta Yentzen Heriard and Felix Heriard, and was a longtime resident of Beaumont.

Etta is survived by her children, Dan DiStefano, of Warren; Deborah Scott, of Kerrville, Mary St. Louis, of Sulphur, Louisiana, Molly Orihuela, of Beaumont; Mark DiStefano and Matt DiStefano, both of Port Arthur, and Ann DiStefano, of Houston; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence Lyda.

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A memorial service for Mrs. Lyda will be at 11:00 a.m., Friday, October 28, 2016, at Broussard’s, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont. Burial will follow at 2:30 p.m., at Oak Bluff Memorial Park, 618 Block Street, Port Neches.

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