Lyle H. Higens (1914 - 2014)

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Lyle H. Higens


Lyle Howard Higens, 100, passed from this life on Friday, August 23, 2014, at Kennybrook Village in Grimes. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Friday, August 29, at. St. Peter Lutheran Church in Grimes where the family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Burial will follow at Sunny Hill Cemetery.

Lyle was born on August 2, 1914, in Norwalk to Guy and Edith (Hughes) Higens. He graduated from Roosevelt HS and married Winnifred Dickey on November 3, 1935, in Norwalk and they made their home in Grimes where they raised their three daughters. Lyle was a farmer and retired in 1972

Lyle is survived by three daughters, Dolores (Fran) Guess of Portland, OR, Sandra (Richard) Bergman of Grimes, and Sharon (Leonard) Mormance of Gresham, OR; eight grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Lyle was preceded in death by his parents, his wife and six siblings.

Memorial contributions may be made to HCI Cares Services (Hospice of Central Iowa). Online condolences may be sent to


Funeral Home
Iles Funeral Homes - Brandt Dallas Center Chapel
1301 Ash Street Dallas Center, IA 50063
(515) 992-3701
Funeral Home Details
Published in Des Moines Register on Aug. 27, 2014