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Lyle Lloyd Hum 1937-2010


Posted By: Merllene Andre Bendixen (email)
Date: 7/31/2011 at 23:43:32

ESTHERVILLE - Mass of Christian Burial for Lyle H. Hum, 73, of Estherville will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2010, at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Estherville with Father Brian Hughes as Celebrant. Visitation will be held from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2010 with a vigil service at 7 p.m. at Henry-Olson Funeral Chapel in Estherville. Interment will be at St. Patrick's Catholic Cemetery in Estherville.

He died Saturday, Oct. 30, 2010, at Avera Holy Family Health in Estherville.

Lyle Lloyd Hum, the son of Roy T. and Lottie A. (Bolsinger) Hum, was born Aug. 2, 1937, in Buffalo Center.

He received his education in the Buffalo Center schools, graduating from Buffalo Center High School.

On Jan. 31, 1959, Lyle was united in marriage to Carol A. Huber in Buffalo Center. The couple made their home in Estherville where they raised their family and Lyle was employed at Martins' Furniture. Then he went to work for King Construction for a time. In the early 1960s, Lyle went to work for Golden Sun Feeds eventually working into the position of plant superintendent. He was employed at Golden Sun for 36 1/2 years, retiring in 1997. After retirement from Golden Sun, Lyle remained active and worked for 10 years at Estherville Housing, assisting the elderly of Estherville in countless ways. He was also a member of the Estherville Fire Department for 14 years, eight years serving in the position of fire chief. Lyle was the one who wrote the grant for the new Estherville Fire Department that was constructed. In his leisure time he enjoyed woodworking, volunteering as a softball coach, assisting with Iowa Lakes Community College sporting activities and volunteering his time to countless civic projects in Estherville. In his younger years he was a Boy Scout Leader.

Lyle was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church where he also belonged to the Knights of Columbus and was on the St. Patrick's Catholic Church Cemetery Board. He served for 10 years on the Emmet County Sheriff's Department posse. Lyle was also a member of the Fireman's Association.

Left to cherish Lyle's memory are his wife of 51 years, Carol of Estherville; his children, Melody Orris of Le Mars and Tom Hum (Stephanie) of Jasper, Minn., Sandy Holtan (Valere) of Forest City, Lee Hum of Jasper, Angela Jones (Calvin) of Jasper and Rebecca Sathoff (Terry) of Armstrong; grandchildren, Bradley Holtan, Adam Dahl, Seth Hum, Meghan Holtan, Aaron Dahl, Carol Ann Sathoff, Paige Holtan, Elizabeth Orris, Lyle Sathoff, Dalton Sathoff, Joshua Jones and Nathaniel Jones; great-grandchildren, Conner Haukoos and Gavin Reed; two sisters, Ione Hildebrand and her husband, Quenten, and Beth Ogren; sisters-in-law, Marie Hum and Lydia Eaton, and brother-in-law, Ken Huber and his wife, Pat

Preceding Lyle in death were his parents; father and mother-in-law; one brother, John, and brother-in-laws, Larry Eaton, Robert Ogren and Paul Huber. (Estherville Daily News, Estherville, IA)


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