Layle Reed Bergeson, 67, of Ashton, passed away Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013, at Teton Valley Hospital in Driggs from multiple complications.
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Layle was born Aug. 26, 1946, in Rexburg, Idaho to Reed and Louie Bergeson, and was the third of five brothers. He attended school in Parker and St. Anthony.
He married Sharlene Hunt in 1969 and after living a short time in St. Anthony, Idaho, they made their home in Ashton, Idaho where he worked for Fall River Electric for 41 years.
Layle was an all-season outdoor enthusiast, enjoying hunting, ice fishing, yard work and raising a large vegetable garden.
He was also an avid tinkerer, harnessing multiple lawn mowers at one time to mow his large yard, as well as building his own snow plane.
He was preceded in death by his parents and younger brother, Burke.
He is survived by his wife, Sharlene; brothers, LaVoy, Randall and Cecil, and children, Tye and Bridgette.
A visitation will be held Tuesday night at the Ashton Third Ward building, 1336 North 3600 East, from 6 to 7:30 p.m., and a graveside service will be held Wednesday at 1 p.m. at Pineview Cemetery in Ashton.
Memorial contributions can be made in Layle's name to the Ashton Giving Tree at Key Bank in Ashton.
Condolences may be sent online to the family at www.baxterfh.com.
Baxter Funeral Home - Ashton
717 Main Street P.O. Box 706
Ashton, ID 83420
Published in Rexburg Standard Journal on Nov. 19, 2013