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Gene A. Lytle

August 5, 1937 October 8, 2019
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Funeral services for Gene Lytle, 82, of Aberdeen, SD, will be 12:00pm, Monday, October 14, 2019 at Spitzer-Miller Funeral Home, with Pastor Derek Baum officiating. Burial will be at Riverside Memorial Park in Aberdeen. Gene passed away on October 8, 2019 at Aberdeen Health and Rehab after a brief illness.

Visitation will be prior to the service from 9am-12pm at Spitzer-Miller Funeral Home, 1111 South Main Street.

Gene Arvid Lytle was born on August 5, 1937 to John (Jack) and Dorothy (Sudbury) Lytle in Marietta, MN. His family later relocated to Gary, SD and after he graduated High school, Gene enlisted in the US Airforce in June, 1956, he was stationed at Fairchild AFB in Spokane, WA where he served with the 92nd Field Maintenance Squadron and was honorably discharged in June, 1960.

Gene was united in marriage to Dona Robinson on October 29, 1961 at the First United Methodist Church in Aberdeen. Together, they raised three children. During his career, Gene worked for Kaneb and drove for Cenex. After he retired, Gene continued to enjoy driving and hauled grain for area farmers.

Gene enjoyed traveling, polka music, fishing with Dona, keeping current on news events, watching weather, and playing card games on his computer.

Gene is survived by his wife, Dona; children: Monica (John) Kincade, San Antonio, TX; Anita (Keith) Johnson, Aberdeen; son: Brian (Amber) Lytle, Aberdeen; grandchildren: Christopher (Lori) Johnson, Laura (Alex) Walter, Caryn (Cornelio) Kincade, Alex (Stephanie) Johnson and Jaxon Lytle; great-grandchildren: Derik Johnson, Mathew Walter, RaeLynn Walter, Barrett Walter, Riley Johnson, Grayson Kincade Sanchez, Isaac Johnson; brothers: Jack Lytle, Jerry Lytle, and sister Sonja Hanson.

Gene was preceded in death by his parents: Jack and Dorothy Lytle, and grandson Robert Gene Johnson.


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Visitation

Monday

14

Oct

9:00 AM 10/14/2019 9:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 10/14/2019 12:00:00 PM
Spitzer-Miller Funeral Home

1111 South Main
Aberdeen, SD 57401

Spitzer-Miller Funeral Home
1111 South Main Aberdeen 57401 SD
United States

Funeral Service

Monday

14

Oct

12:00 PM 10/14/2019 12:00:00 PM
Spitzer-Miller Funeral Home

1111 South Main
Aberdeen, SD 57401

Spitzer-Miller Funeral Home
1111 South Main Aberdeen 57401 SD
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Riverside Memorial Park Cemetery Final Resting Place

1706 W Melgaard Rd
Aberdeen, SD 57401

1706 W Melgaard Rd Aberdeen 57401 SD
United States
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