Lynn was a 1955 graduate of Elyria High School and received a degree in education from Kent State University. She taught for 26 years in the Buckeye School District and after retiring was a substitute teacher in the Keystone and Midview School Districts and also at North Coast Christian Academy. She was a long time member of LaGrange United Methodist Church.
Lynn is survived by a daughter, Vickie Bena of Elyria; sons, Patrick (Carrie) Archer of Columbus, Charles Archer of Elyria and Shawn Archer of Brunswick; seven grandchildren; sister, Jane (Larry) Bergman of Champagne, Illinois; brothers, Harry (Susan) Howell III of Williamstown, New Jersey, David (Barbara) Howell of Vermilion and James Howell of Dayton.
Lynn was preceded in death by her husband of 33 years, Robert in 2003; son, Mark in 1991; and parents, Harry and Vera Howell.
Friends will be received Thursday, December 27, 2012 from 10 A.M. until the time of an 11 A.M. service at Dicken Funeral Home, 323 Middle Avenue, Elyria. Reverend Ralph Krall will officiate with burial in River Road Cemetery, LaGrange Township.