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Lyle R. McCargar

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Lyle R. McCargar


Lyle R. McCargar, 88, of Waukee, died on December 25, 2013 at Unity Point DSM Lutheran Hospital in Des Moines, Iowa. Funeral services will be at 1:30 p.m. on Monday, December 30, 2013 at Hamilton's Westown Funeral Home, 3601 Westown Parkway, in West Des Moines with burial following at Sunset Memorial Gardens Cemetery. The family will greet friends from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 29 at the funeral home.

Lyle was born in Wolsey, South Dakota on February 5, 1925. He moved to Iowa with his family in 1932. Lyle served his country proudly in the U.S. Army Air Corps during WWII. He went on to receive his Master's from the University of Wyoming. Lyle spent his career teaching English and French at high schools and community colleges throughout Iowa. He also was a Realtor in Des Moines.

Lyle leaves behind to cherish his memory, his three children; four step-children; three siblings; 26 grandchildren; 58 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; and other extended family and loving friends.

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Published in Des Moines Register from Dec. 28 to Dec. 30, 2013
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