Lyle League, PlatteLyle League, 90, Platte, died Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012, at Platte Care Center,
Lyle League, 90, Platte, died Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012, at Platte Care Center,
He was born on July 29, 1922.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Mount Funeral Home, Platte. Burial will be in Platte City Cemetery.
Visitation will be one hour prior to the services Thursday at the funeral home.
Lyle K. League was born to William and Flora (Knapp) League in rural Platte.
He grew up in the area and attended Platte High School.
On Sept. 4, 1943, he was united in marriage to Elva Hoffman in Sioux Falls, at the First Lutheran Church.
They lived on the farm north of Platte and in Platte for several years while working in his dad’s Minneapolis Moline Implement business.
They moved back to the farm and farmed until becoming residents of the Platte Care Center in 2008.
Lyle enjoyed farming, old cars, playing cards, hunting, fishing, golfing and being with his family and friends.
Grateful for having shared in Lyle’s life: his four children: Judy (Dennis) Osterholt, Fond du Lac, Wis.; Vernon (Janet) League, Platte; Arlan (Cindy) League, Creston, Iowa; and Peggy (Kenneth) Brilz, Fort Pierre; seven grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren, two sisters-in-law: Rudy Hoffman, Platte; and Patricia Hoffman, Huron; along with many nieces and nephews.
Lyle was preceded in death by: his wife, Elva (2010); an infant son, Delwyn League; a son-in-law, Jerry Menning; a grandson, Corey League; his parents, William and Flora League; a brother, Homer League; and a sister, Edice League.
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