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Lyle L. Meland
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Birth: May 14, 1925
Wells County
North Dakota, USA
Death: May 26, 2009
Wells County
North Dakota, USA

Lyle L. Meland, 84, Wellsburg, ND died Tuesday, May 26, 2009 at the St. Aloisius Medical Center, Harvey, ND. Funeral services will be at 1:00 p.m. Friday, May 29 at the First Lutheran Church, Harvey, ND. Burial will be in Bethania Lutheran Cemetery at Wellsburg. Visitation will be Thursday from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Hertz Funeral Home, Harvey.

Lyle was born on May 14, 1925 at Wellsburg, ND to Fred and Mabel (Lillemon) Meland. He attended grade school in Wellsburg and graduated from the Harvey High School in 1942. He attended Hanson Trade School in Fargo. He then began farming near Wellsburg. Lyle married Lorraine Berndt on May 29, 1949 at the Bethania Lutheran Church in Wellsburg. They lived at Wellsburg. Lyle was active in farming nearly his entire life. He enjoyed hunting with friends and family. He also enjoyed fishing especially at Cotton Lake in Minnesota. He restored a 1930 Model A and enjoyed the steam powered threshing events around the state and in Minnesota. He was also a faithful patron of Josie's Café in Heimdal.

Lyle was a member of the First Lutheran Church and the Wells Eagles Aerie in Harvey. He was a former member of the Bethania Lutheran Church where he served on the council and as cemetery sexton. He also served for 36 years on the Fram Township Board and also on the Wellsburg Elevator Board.

Lyle is survived by his wife, Lorraine; three daughters, Betty Nyhus, West Fargo, Donna (Clarence) Corneliusen, Wellsburg, Marilyn Meland of Harvey; son, Fred (Nancy) of Harvey; five grandchildren, Sarah Wear, Laura Nyhus, Lauren Meland, Kristen Meland, Jessica Meland; sister, Ione (Howard) Palmer of Fargo. Lyle was preceded in death by his parents, Fred and Mabel Meland.

Family links: 
  Fred M. Meland (1892 - 1981)
  Mable C. Meland (1895 - 1982)
Bethania Cemetery
Wells County
North Dakota, USA
Created by: Douglas Kirk Sorensen
Record added: May 29, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 37675272
Lyle L. Meland
Added by: Douglas Kirk Sorensen
Lyle L. Meland
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Lyle L. Meland
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 Added: Oct. 10, 2010
In your honor Lyle
- In memory of R. Vivian Zetter of Sheyenne, ND
 Added: May. 29, 2009

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