Myra Lorraine (Engelbart) HultquistJuly 30, 1937 ~ September 12, 2021 (age 84)
Myra Lorraine Hultquist, 84, of Lyons, passed away September 12, 2021, at her daughter’s home in Lyons. She was born July 30, 1937, in Pender, Nebraska, the daughter of A. Henry and Matilda Ruge Engelbart. Myra was united in marriage with Dwight “Dewey” Hultquist on May 12, 1955, in Uehling, Nebraska. He preceded her in death on December 9, 2015. Myra resided in Lyons, Kansas from 1980 until 2016, when she moved to Wichita, Kansas. She also resided in Clifton, Kansas from 1960 until 1980. Myra was a top Avon saleswoman, having worked from 1968, until her retirement in 2015. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, Lyons, Eastern Star Queen Esther Chapter #32, and member of the Red Hatters. Myra enjoyed traveling with Dewey, especially to Valle Del Ora in Mesa, Arizona. She also looked forward to having coffee with her friends and catching up with her Coffee Group. She is preceded in death by her parents; son, Russel Henry Hultquist; brother, Dr. Richard Engelbart; in-laws, Sherman and Zella Hultquist; and dear friend, Lil Anderson. Myra is survived by her son, Roger Hultquist and his wife Brenda, and their children, Kyle Dwight, Ryan Samuel, Mariyah Flavie, and Yasmine Myra all of Lincoln, RI; daughter, Karen Lorraine Hall and her husband Kevin of Lyons, KS; sister-in-law, Sharon Engelbart of Colorado Springs, CO; four nieces and nephews, Laura Allen, Jim Engelbart, Dr. Paula Walters; and God son, Rich Engelbart of Colorado Springs, CO; and their families. A graveside service will be held at a later date at the Oakland Cemetery, Oakland, Nebraska. Visitation with family present will be from 5:00 until 7:00 P.M., Thursday, September 16, 2021, at the Birzer Funeral Home, Lyons with a time of prayer with Rev. Lara MacGregor at 5:30 P.M. Memorials may be given to Alzheimer’s Association in care of Birzer Funeral Home, Lyons.