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Lyle Elmer Earll

September 6, 1927 June 26, 2021
Lyle Elmer  Earll
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Obituary for Lyle Elmer Earll

Lyle Elmer Earll, age 93, of Sibley, Iowa went to be with his Lord on Saturday, June 26, 2021, surrounded by his loving family. The memorial service will be held on Thursday, July 1, 2021, at 10:30 a.m., at the Indian Lake Baptist Church, 31141 Roberts Ave., Worthington, MN, with Pastor Doug Roth officiating. Burial, with military rites, will be immediately after the service in the Indian Lake Baptist Church Cemetery.
Lyle, son of Elmer F. and Marilla I. Earll, was born September 6, 1927, in Ireton, IA on the family farm. He was raised on the family farm and graduated from Hawarden Iowa High School in 1945. Lyle entered the US Army in 1950 serving in the Army Corps of Engineers during the Korean Conflict. He was honorably discharged as Sergeant First Class in 1952.
Lyle was united in marriage to Barbara June Robertson on March 3, 1951. The couple returned after the service to farm in the Hawarden area, where they began their family and raised registered Guernsey cattle. In 1960, they moved to their present day farm near Sibley, IA. Lyle was a member of the National Guernsey Cattle Club where he showed as well as judged cattle for over 40 years.
Lyle was an active member of Indian Lake Baptist Church serving as a deacon, Sunday school teacher, Sunday school superintendent and church chairman. He was also active in the Gideons organization and a member of the Bigelow American Legion. Lyle was a township trustee for many years.
Left to cherish his memory are his wife of 70 years, Barbara; children, Steve (Carrie) Earll; Joan (Paul) van Gorkom; Mike (Mary) Earll; Jean (Rod) Johnson; and Joy Earll-Moody. He is also survived by his sister Evah (Lauren) Raney; 14 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brother Harold Dean; two sisters Maxine and Elinor; and his daughter-in-law Rachel.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to Sanford Hospice-Sheldon, IA. They can be mailed to

Sanford Hospice Sheldon
118 N 7th Ave
PO Box 250
Sheldon, IA 51201

Benson Funeral Home in Worthington is in charge of arrangements.

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10:30 AM 7/1/2021 10:30:00 AM
Indian Lake Baptist Church

31141 Roberts Ave.
Worthington, MN 56187

Indian Lake Baptist Church
31141 Roberts Ave. Worthington 56187 MN
United States

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