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 Laverne Arthur Wylie

Laverne Arthur Wylie

Frederick, Brown County, South Dakota, USA
Death 3 Nov 2012 (aged 83)
Dassel, Meeker County, Minnesota, USA
Burial Hutchinson, McLeod County, Minnesota, USA
Plot Section E
Memorial ID 100495585 · View Source
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Laverne Arthur Wylie was born on February 2, 1929, in Aberdeen, South Dakota. He was the son of Chester and Mabel (Peterson) Wylie. Laverne was baptized as an infant on May 9, 1929, and was later confirmed in his faith as a youth on September 17, 1944, at Dalesburg Lutheran Church in Dalesburg, South Dakota, by A.C. Edstrom. He received his education in Vermillion, South Dakota, and was a graduate of the Vermillion High School Class of 1948.

On June 27, 1959, Laverne was united in marriage to Beverly Cook at Evangelical United Brethren Church in Corcoran, Minnesota. This marriage was blessed with four children, Wanda, Heidi, Gretchen and Douglas. Laverne and Beverly resided in Hutchinson and shared 53 years of marriage.

He farmed in South Dakota until his parents moved to Hutchinson in 1956. Laverne worked at Wylie Texaco, drove school bus for the Hutchinson School District, worked as a custodian for the Hutchinson School District and was church custodian (1966-1995) at Christ The King Lutheran Church in Hutchinson. Laverne was also employed at the Hutchinson Utilities for over 23 years. He retired in 1992. Laverne was a charter member of Christ The King Lutheran Church in Hutchinson, where he was involved in the church softball league. He served as a volunteer fireman from 1962 to 1982.

Laverne enjoyed camping with his family. He was an avid sports fan of football, baseball, bowling and softball. He especially enjoyed spending time with his family, grandchildren and friends.

Laverne passed away Saturday, November 3, 2012, at the Lakeside Health Care Center in Dassel, Minnesota, at the age of 83 years.

Blessed be his memory.

Laverne is survived by his:

Wife, Beverly Wylie; Children, Wanda Siewert, Heidi Furlong and her husband, Jeffrey, Gretchen Binsfeld and her husband, Michael, Douglas Wylie; Grandchildren, Skyler Siewert, Keith and Nicole Furlong, Eleni, Brett and Claire Binsfeld; Brothers, Donald Wylie and his wife, Marilyn, Darol Wylie and his wife, Billie; Sister, Evelyn Fisher, Nieces, Nephews and many other relatives and friends.

Laverne is preceded in death by his Parents, Chester and Mabel Wylie; Brothers, Kenneth Wylie, Wayne Wylie, Leo Wylie and his wife, Joan; Son-In-Law, Warren Siewert; Nephews, James Wylie and Jerry Wylie.

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  • Maintained by: Beverly Jean (Cook) Wylie
  • Originally Created by: MN Headstone Hunter
  • Added: 10 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100495585
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Laverne Arthur Wylie (2 Feb 1929–3 Nov 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100495585, citing Oakland Cemetery, Hutchinson, McLeod County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by Beverly Jean (Cook) Wylie (contributor 46855087) .