ARLA LYON, 92, of Decorah, died Saturday, April 20, 2013, at the Winneshiek Medical Center in Decorah. Funeral services are at 11 a.m. today (Tuesday, April 23), at the Washington Prairie Lutheran Church, 1725 Washington Prairie Road, Decorah, with Rev. Mark Kvale presiding. Burial is in the church cemetery. Friends called from 3-6 p.m. Monday, April 22, at the Schluter - Balik Funeral Home and also after 10 a.m., at the church Tuesday morning. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials to the Washington Prairie Lutheran Church Cemetery, 1725 Washington Prairie Road, Decorah, IA 52101. Arla is survived by her three children: Sherry (Rev. James) Oakland, Lennox, S.D.; Roberta Murray, Decorah; and Edward (Becky) Lyon, Decorah; 10 grandchildren: Carren (Brian) Hanson, Sioux Falls, S.D., Hons (Melody) Oakland, Sioux Falls, S.D., Jared (fiancé Rebbecka) Oakland, Wessington Springs, S.D., JoyAnna Oakland, Baytown, Texas, Michael Murray, Decorah, Becky Quam, Decorah, Timothy (Molly) Murray, Cedar Falls, Robert (Courtney) Murray, Plymouth, Minn., Toby (fiancé Jennifer) Emery, Thermopolis, Wy., and Jesse (Megan) Lyon, Decorah; great-grandchildren: George and Ella Oakland, Sioux Falls, S.D., Jaela Pearson and Timothy Martin, Baytown, Texas, George and Ella Roberts-Oakland, Sioux Falls, S.D., Hudson, Kendal and Olivia Quam, Decorah, along with many nieces, nephews and great-nieces and -nephews. Arla was preceded in death by her parents, Ingebret and Christine (Knapstad) Erickson; her husband, Earl Lyon, Sept. 21, 2004; one great-grandson, Lars Henry Roberts-Oakland; six siblings and their spouses: Eloise (Clyde) Seiler, Dorothy (Bernard) Hagen, Edwin (Charlotte) Erickson, Gertrude (Arthur) Solheim, Lyle (Irene) Erickson and Donald (Ruby) Erickson; Earl's brother, Russell (Helen) Lyon.