December 26, 1930 - September 23, 2014
Visitation: Visitation will be Friday from 2-8 p.m., family present 6-8 p.m. at Anderson Funeral Home in Canton.
Service: Funeral services will begin at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, September 27 at Canton Lutheran Church.
Lyda E. Short, age 83, passed away, Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at Sanford USD medical Center.Funeral services will begin at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, September 27 at Canton Lutheran Church. Visitation will be Friday from 2-8 p.m., family present 6-8 p.m. at Anderson Funeral Home in Canton.
Lyda was born on December 26, 1930 in Rock Rapids, IA to Earnest and Hilda (Langfeldt) Hermann. Her family lived in Rock Rapids for a short time before moving to rural Canton, SD. She was baptized and confirmed at Canton Lutheran Church. She attended Dayton school for 8 years. She married Francis Short on September 8, 1951 in Luverne, MN. After her husband’s death in 1989, Lyda moved into Canton.
She enjoyed embroidery, crocheting, baking, taking care of her potted plants and in her younger years, canning and gardening.She also treasured the time spent with her grandchildren and was famous for her birthday cakes.
She is survived by her daughter, Patty (Rick) Sehr, Canton, SD; grandchildren, Justin Sehr (Holly), Tea, SD, Adam Sehr (Heather), Canton, SD, and Darin (Meredith) Sehr, Canton, SD; great-grandchildren, Caden Rohrich, Morgan Sehr,Judson Sehr, and Ragan Sehr; sisters, Ella Nelson, Milaca, MN, Iola Short, Canton, SD, and Harriet Kuehl, Canton, SD; and sister-in-law, Betty Hermann, Ogilvie, MN. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Francis; sister, Isabelle Herman; and brother, Delbert Hermann.