Lyle Assmus


Huron - Lyle Assmus, 78, formerly of Stickney, died at Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls on Monday, September 21, 2020. Visitation will be Saturday, September 26 from 10:00 to 11:00 am at Koehn Bros. Funeral Home in Stickney. There will be a graveside service at 11:00 am at Silver Ridge Cemetery in Stickney.

Lyle was born on July 7, 1942 to William and Viola (Anshutz) Assmus in Stickney, SD. He graduated from Stickney High School in Stickney, SD in 1960. He married Mavis VanDenHoek on August 21, 1963. Mavis died in 1983. Lyle farmed in the Stickney area until 1987, when he moved to Sioux Falls where he worked construction. He moved to Kemmerer, WY in 1989 where he worked for Williams Pipeline until retiring in 1999. After retiring, he moved to Huron, SD with his dear friend, Jane Bryan. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, golfing and puttering in his shop.

He is survived by 2 sons, Brian (Rhonda) Assmus of Morgantown, WV and Bret (Melissa) Assmus of Centennial, CO, Special Friend, Jane Bryan of Huron, SD, 5 sisters, Billie (Dick) Madsen of Plankinton, SD, Judy (Mel) Saylor of Folsom, CA, Viola (Frank) Stocker of Aloha, OR, Linda (Walt) Applegate of Toms River, NJ, and Pat (Bill) Massingham of Springfield, OR, 4 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, and 3 brothers, Ronald Assmus, sr., Herman Assmus, and Johnny Assmus.

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