SDPD 11/10/1950 - 1978
09/16/1922 - 01/30/1999
Lyder E. Svidal, 76, of Santee died Saturday. He was born in Starkweather, N.D. Mr. Svidal was retired after working as a police officer with the San Diego Police Department. He served in the Army Air Forces during World War II.

Survivors include his wife, Patricia E. Svidal; sons, Alan D. and Jay D. Svidal; and four grandchildren.

Services: 2 p.m. Friday, El Camino Chapel, 5600 Carroll Canyon Road.

Donations: American Cancer Society or Leukemia Society

Deceased Name: SVIDAL -- Lyder E. "Swede" 

SVIDAL -- Lyder E. "Swede" of Santee, CA passed away peacefully at Scripps Green Hospital on Jan. 30, 1999. A longtime San Diego resident, he was born in Starkweather, North Dakota on Sept. 16, 1922. He served in the Army airforce during WW II and became a member of the San Diego Police Dept. in 1950. He retired from the department as a Detective Sergeant in 1978.

During his distinguished career, he received many accommodations for his diligent service to the people of San Diego.

Lyder is survived by his wife, Patricia (Eloise) Svidal, his 2 sons, Alan of El Cajon, CA and Jay of Orange, CA and his 4 grandchildren, Jeff, Emily, Colin and Erik. Memorial services will be held at The El Camino Memorial Park Chapel, on Friday, Feb. 5 at 2 p.m.Family requests donations to the Leukemia Society in lieu of flowers. He will be greatly missed by his many friends and loving family.
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