Lyle Westberg

Westberg, Lyle J.

(1931 - 2013)

Lyle J. Westberg, 82, of Minocqua, passed away peacefully to be with the Lord on Monday, June 17, 2013, with his wife and children by his side at Seasons of Life Hospice following a long, courageous battle with cancer.

Lyle was born on March 4, 1931, in Wausau, son of the late Leonard and Lucille (Gapinski) Westberg. Lyle lived his entire life in Wausau ad Minocqua. He graduated from Wausau High School. Lyle was married to Doris L. Boerke from 1951 to 1969. He worked for several years at Crestline and Curtis Industries, where he was always a lead salesman. On November 9, 1979, he married Marilyn Griffin. He and Marilyn lived in Minocqua for many years, where they enjoyed rural living, traveling, hunting, fishing, family, and friends. Lyle was a member of St. James and Holy Family Catholic Church. He was always an active member of the Lions Club, Elks Club and the Jaycee's.

Survivors include his wife, Marilyn; sister, Lois Fox; daughter, Susan Pospychalla, grandchildren, Casey Zoromski and Rebecca Schwede, great-granddaughter, Ella Schwede; daughter, Debbie Wergin, grandchildren, Sara Jo and Paul William III, and great-grandson, Dominick; son, Scott (Connie) Westberg, grandchildren, Adam and Emily; and daughter, Rhonda (David) Lutzke, and granddaughters, Maria Mostek, Vanessa and Anna; stepdaughter, Kim (Allen) Strasburg, grandsons, Jake (Stephanie), great-grandchildren, Logan and Norah Mae and Travis (Balie), great-grandchildren, Casey and Tess; stepson, Jim Griffin, grandchildren, Megan, James, Nathan, and Kate.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by sister, Dorothy Jane, brother-in-law, Richard Fox, grandson, Avery Westberg, and many dear family and friends.

A private memorial service will be held for the immediate family in Woodruff, WI.

Online condolences at www.bolgerfuneral.com. In lieu of flowers, the family prefers memorials be sent to Seasons of Life Hospice.

Bolger Funeral and Cremation Services of Minocqua and Woodruff is assisting the family, 715-356-3200.

Funeral Home

Bolger Funeral Home
212 West Chicago Avenue Minocqua, WI 54548
715-356-3200

Published in the Wausau Daily Herald on June 18, 2013