Lyda M. Museth

Posted: Wednesday, November 14, 2001

Lyda M. Museth died Oct. 23, 2001, in Juneau.

She was born in Juneau on May 2, 1911, and lived here her entire life. She married Henry C. "Hank" Museth in 1934, and the couple had one son, Henry "Skip" Museth.

Museth worked for Alaska Laundry, the Baranof Hotel and St. Ann's Hospital. She enjoyed bowling and attending tournaments throughout the state. She was a member of the Juneau Moose Lodge for 61 years, the Juneau Emblem Club for 50 years and was a longtime member of the Alaska Pioneers. She enjoyed ferry trips, visiting friends, playing cards, reading, long drives with her family, traveling with her sister and watching soap operas.

She was preceded in death by her parents Amos and Nellie Benson; husband Hank; son Skip; and sister Edith Forbes.

She is survived by her nephews Wayne Powers, Juneau, and Warren Powers, California; niece Wendy Glidmann and her husband Daniel, Juneau; granddaughter Melissa Museth, Juneau; great-grandchildren Robert Museth, Jamie Hieber and T.J. Hieber; one great-great-grandchild; and longtime friend Sylvia Harvey.

At Museth's request, there will be no services. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in her name to the Juneau Pioneers' Home.



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