Samuel Wayne Kyriss

Jan. 9, 1947-Dec. 1, 2005

Samuel Wayne Kyriss, 58, of Prairie City died Dec. 1, 2005 at his residence.

Mr. Kyriss was born Jan. 9, 1947 in Sweet Home to Clarence and Ruth (Walker) Kyriss. He worked as an engineer and was a jack of all trades.

He was married to Cheryl Lalond and then to Kathy Smith. He enjoyed reading, ham radio and just living and loving his friends and family. His proudest accomplishments were his three daughters, Alicia, Daisy and Amy as well as all of his grandchildren.

Mr. Kyriss is survived by his three daughters, Alicia Rudd of Newton, Kan., Daisy Ann Kyriss of Kenai, Alaska, and Amy Elizabeth Kyriss of Prairie City; brothers, Clarence and Kevin Kyriss; a sister, Susan Kyriss of Mt. Vernon; his mother, Ruth Kyriss of Prairie City; four grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

A memorial service was held Dec. 5 at Grace Chapel in Prairie City.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Stormy Ray Foundation through Driskill Memorial Chapel, 241 S. Canyon Blvd., John Day, OR 97845.