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Lyle Iverson


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Posted Online: Nov. 14, 2012, 5:36 pm
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Lyle S. Iverson, 88, of Rock Island, died on Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012, as a result of a motor vehicle accident near Garnavillo, Iowa.
Services for Mr. Iverson will be at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home, 201 E. 4th Ave., Milan. Visitation will be Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be at the Greenview Memorial Gardens, East Moline, where military honors will be conducted by the Moline American Legion Post 246. Memorials may be made to Riverbend Food Bank or to the American Red Cross.
Lyle was born on March 29, 1924, in Decorah, Iowa, a son of Selmer and Bertha Wieland Iverson. He married Nellie Johnson on July 13, 1946, in Rock Island. She preceded him in death on Feb. 9, 2002.
Lyle worked as a crane operator for Alcoa for 36 years, retiring in 1985. He enjoyed trout fishing, the outdoors and traveling. Lyle was a World War II Navy veteran.
Survivors include, his children, Carol Chandler, Milan, Connie Keto, Milan, Kathie Nitz, Milan, Jon (Gerry) Iverson, Rock Island, and Karl Iverson, Milan; 11 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild; a brother, Donald Iverson, Clio, Mich.
Lyle was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Nellie; sisters, Helen, Florence and Lois; sons-in-law, Sam Chandler and Doug Nitz.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.wheelanpressly.com.












 




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