Lyne’s painful journey started at a very young age. Her sixteen-year-old sister Pinky died from Melanoma Carcinoma skin cancer, which devastated her family. In 1999 while living with her twenty-four-year-old sister Michelle, her sister was killed when their apartment burned down in Ames, Iowa. Lyne and Nicholas Reider were married in 2004. Nicholas went home to be with The Lord on Friday, November 16, 2012 and passed away unexpectedly from Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (also known as athletes heart). Nick and Lyne have five beautiful children. In August 2015, Lyne lost the strongest woman she knew. Her sixty-five-year-old mother Elaine, passed away from kidney failure in August 2015 and her step-father passed away in Dec. 2016.
Regardless of a person’s social status, race or age, grief affects anyone, in any culture. Nick and Lyne’s son K.J. also wrote a children’s book on grief from a child’s perspective entitled, "When My Daddy Died I…" Lyne is the author of Lost And Found: Finding Life After Death