OBITUARY - LYLE RAYMOND TODD
Lyle R. TODD was born November 1, 1925 near Tingley, Iowa to Clemmet and Lora (HAGERMAN) TODD. Lyle passed away on June 5,
2001 at the Mount Ayr Health Care Center at the age of 75 years.
Lyle grew up around Diagonal, Iowa and attended schools in the area.
On May 28, 1950, he was united in marriage to Doris MARTIN. The couple celebrated 51 years of marriage and to this union
three children were born, A. Raymond, Roger and Lois.
They worked for farmers and in 1960 started farming east of Tingley. He went to work for Ringgold County Road Maintenance
for a few years until health failed him. He entered the Mount Ayr Health Care Center on February 5, 1999.
Lyle was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Forest and Vernon TODD; three sisters-in-law, Mildred, Helen and
Left to mourn his passing are his wife Doris of Mount Ayr; children, Raymond TODD and wife Letha of Cassville, Missouri,
Roger TODD and wife Jeanette of Maloy, Iowa and Lois ENGLAND of Tingley; four grandchildren, Jacob and Stephanie TODD and
Pamela and Christine England; seven step-grandchildren; brothers, Elbert TODD of Baird, TX and James TODD and wife Violet
of Creston, Iowa; sisters, Mildred PETERSON and husband Clifford of Murray, Iowa and Marjorie PERKINS and husband Glenn of
Grimes, Iowa; brothers-in-law, Robert MARTIN and wife Verna and Howard MARTIN and wife Shirley, all of Mount Ayr;
sister-in-law, Mary HARRIS and husband James of Grand River, Iowa.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday June 9, 2001, at Wilson-Watson & Armstrong Funeral Home of Mount Ayr
with Reverend Jeff FLAGG conducting the service. Musicians are Nancy SACKETT, Mary TRULLINGER and Margaret BICKERS. Casket
bearers are Robert TODD, Myron TILTON, Darren MARTIN, Joe PETERSON, Lee MARTIN and Robert MARTIN. Honorary pallbearers are
Bill PRIEST, Willis NEWBY and Gary ROUDYBUSH.
Lyle will be laid to rest in the Tingley Cemetery, Tingley.
Transciption by Sharon R. Becker, June of 2010
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