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Lyle Bickle

Lyle A. Bickle, 78, Orland, died Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at Center for Hospice Care in Elkhart, Ind.

    He was born October 2, 1935, in Centreville, Mich., to Gene F. and Alice (Strohpaul) Bickle.

    He graduated from Sturgis High School and retired from Skyline in Bristol, Ind. He was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran and lifetime member of Orland American Legion Post 423.

    He was married August 31, 1957, in Orland, to Carol Seehawer. She preceded him in death on July 17, 1992.

    Surviving are two sons, Gary (Misty) Bickle, Hilham, Tenn., and Stephen Bickle, Orland; three grandchildren, Travis, Kacie, and TJ; and one sister, Pat LeRoy, Kalamazoo, Mich.

    He was preceded in death by one granddaughter, Stephanie C. Bickle.

    Graveside services with military rites by Orland American Legion Post 423 were held Monday, August 4, at Greenlawn Cemetery in Orland with Chaplain Mike Collins officiating.

    Memorials may be directed to the family.

    Online condolences may be sent at www.beamsfuneralhome. com.

    Beams Funeral Home in Fremont, Ind., was in charge of arrangements.