PITTSFIELD, Ill. -- Lyndle G. Loutzenhiser, 75, of rural Pittsfield, passed away Tuesday (April 15, 2014) in Illini Community Hospital, Pittsfield. He was born in Summer Hill on Sept. 14, 1938, a son of Guthrie and Della Johnson Loutzenhiser. He married Harriet Chase on Oct. 8, 1958. She survives. In earlier years, Lyndle drove a school bus for Pleasant Hill School District, worked for local farmers and drove a gas truck for FS and Shell Oil Co. In 1969, he and Harriet bought their own farm in rural Rockport where they raised livestock and crops until 1989. At that time, Lyndle and Harriet began their own trucking business hauling livestock which continued until 2011. Lyndle was a former Atlas Township Supervisor and former member of the Pike County Board of Supervisors, Pike County Pork Producers and Pike County Water Board. He was a member of the Midwest Truckers Association and the Pike County Farm Bureau. In addition to farming and trucking, Lyndle enjoyed hunting and gardening. In addition to his wife, Harriet, survivors include his children, Richard G. Loutzenhiser of New Canton, Cynthia "Cindy" (Doug) Kattelman of Pittsfield, Deborah "Debbie" (Mark) Roseberry of Pittsfield, David E. (Patricia) Loutzenhiser of South Bend, Ind., and Cathy A. Loutzenhiser of Barry; five grandchildren, Alicia Loutzenhiser of New Canton, Russell (Destiny) Loutzenhiser of Hannibal, Mo., Emily (Cody) Loutzenhiser Dowell of Columbia, Mo., Kelle (Trenton) Roseberry Monroe of Clovis, N.M., and Cory Roseberry of Pittsfield; one brother, Carroll Loutzenhiser, of St. Charles, Mo.; and a sister, Iva Loutzenhiser Taylor, of Pittsfield. Lyndle was preceded in death by his parents and a daughter at birth. SERVICES: 10 a.m. Saturday in the Niebur Funeral Home, Pittsfield, with Bro. Jason Heitman conducting. Interment will be in Miller Cemetery, near Atlas. VISITATION: 5 to 8 p.m. Friday in the funeral home. MEMORIALS: Pike County Animal Shelter or Miller Cemetery. ARRANGEMENTS: Niebur Funeral Home. WEBSITE: www.nieburfh.com.
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Published in Quincy Herald-Whig from Apr. 17 to Apr. 19, 2014
Niebur Funeral Home - Pittsfield
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