Anthony Michael Lydon
US Army Ret.“Major Mike” died September 3, 2009 in Westminster, CO. He was a soldier, an officer and a gentleman. He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Rita; daughter Shannon (Mike) Fisher; and grandson Anthony Helmey. He was preceded in death by daughter Valerie Lydon. Mike was a life member of the VFW Home Post #7945. Rosary will be said Wednesday, September 9, 7:00 pm at Horan & McConaty Family Chapel, 9998 Grant Street, Thornton, 80229. Funeral Mass Thursday, September 10, 10:00 am at Assumption of the Virgin Mary Catholic Church, 2361 E. 78th Ave., Denver, CO 80229. Committal Service following the Mass 12:15 PM at Ft. Logan National Cemetery, Staging Area “C” with full military honors rendered by the US Army. Contributions, in lieu of flowers, may be made to St. Joseph’s Indian School, 1301 N. Main St., PO Box 100, Chamberlain, SD 57325.