Lyle D. Farley -- Byron

BYRON -- The funeral for Lyle D. Farley will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Byron United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Tom Wilson officiating. Burial will be in Byron Cemetery.

Mr. Farley, 64, of Byron, a cost estimator at Crenlo, died Monday (Dec. 15, 2003) at his home.

He was born April 30, 1939, in Rochester and grew up in Pleasant Grove. In 1957, he graduated from Stewartville High School. After graduation, he worked in Rochester. In 1961, he enlisted in the Navy and was honorably discharged in 1966. At that time he began working for Crenlo and worked there for 33 years. On June 24, 1967, he married Gloria J. Mullins at Zion Lutheran Church in Stewartville. Mr. Farley was a member of Byron United Methodist Church and the Rochester VFW. He enjoyed snowmobiling, camping, gardening and woodworking.

Survivors include his wife; three daughters, Tracie (Jeff) Cheney of Mantorville, Dawn (Dan) Weber of Oronoco and Teresa Farley of Byron; one son, Darrin of Byron; six grandchildren; two sisters, Vivian Stenvik of Aurora, Minn., and Doneane (Vernal) Hegenbart of West Salem, Wis.; and a brother, James (Cindy) of Iron Junction, Minn.

Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday at Ranfranz and Vine Funeral Homes in Rochester, and at the church one hour before the service on Friday.

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