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Lyle Black

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Lyle Black

Lyle H. Black, age 92, formerly of Mitchell, passed away on December, 17, 2015 at Iowa Methodist Hospital in Des Moines, IA surrounded by his family. Memorial services will be 11:00 AM Saturday, January 16, 2016 at First Lutheran Church in Mitchell. Visitation will be held one hour prior to service at church. Burial at Graceland Cemetery was held in December.

Lyle was united in marriage with Norma Jean Tastad in May 1947. The couple made their home in Mitchell and had two children, Eric and Marcia.

Lyle enjoyed a 45 year career in sales. A sincere commitment to providing value to his clients, a quick wit and sense of humor were his calling cards. He began his career with John Deere selling farm equipment. Following John Deere, he was a financial advisor for Lutheran Brotherhood (now Thrivent Financial) for 30 years.

He was preceded in death by Norma and Eric. Grateful for having shared his life are his daughter and husband, Jim and Marcia Clary, granddaughter and husband, Kristin and Nick Meyer and grandson, Steven Clary. Bringing special joy to him the last few years were his great-grandchildren, Madilyn and Logan Meyer. He is also survived by one brother, Kermit Black, of Mitchell. His parents and siblings, Gertrude Foster, Howard, Dean, and Glenn Black also preceded him in death.

Memorials may be directed to First Lutheran Church.

Published in The Argus Leader on Jan. 13, 2016
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