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Lyle Richard TollefsonAge: 91 years19132004

Lyle Richard Tollefson
Given names
Lyle Richard
Birth September 3, 1913

Note: Lyle R. Tollefson was born September 3, 1913 in Sanborn County near Cuthbert, SD to Rufus and Alma P…
Death October 2, 2004 (Age 91 years)
Burial October 6, 2004 (4 days after death)

Lyle R. Tollefson was born September 3, 1913 in Sanborn County near Cuthbert, SD to Rufus and Alma Pawlowski Tollefson. He attended Nielson Country School. He worked in the Civilian Conservation Camp in Black Hill. He love and played baseball. He married Dorene Adams November 20, 1935 in Bell Fourche. They farmed in Sanborn County and Hanson County then moved to Mount Vernon in 1950. He retired from he Milwaukee Railroad as an electrician after twenty-six years. He was a town councilman and served as mayor of Mount Vernon. He was a avid hunter. He was a nature lover and enjoyed gardening, trees, flower. He is survived by his wife, Dorene; five sons: Darrell E. (Dee Dee) Tollefson, Sioux Falls, SD; Garry (Sally) Tollefson, Mount Vernon, SD; Herbert L. Tollefson, Mount Vernon, SD; Eugene (Kathy) Tollefson, Parkston, SD; Randell (Mary Lou) Tollefson, Mitchell, SD; three daughters: Gloria Ann (Mel) Tuffs, Mount Vernon, SD; Martha Hanson, Sioux Falls, SD; Dorene (Richard) Polz, Jackson, MN; two brothers: Luvern (Nell), Huron, SD; Herbert (Mary), Woonsocket, SD; two sisters: Melba Sorben, Huron, SD; Paulene (Allen) Miiler, Mount Vernon, SD; one brother-in-law, Donald Adams, Fort Collins, CO; thirty grandchildren; thirty-seven great grandchildren; and two great great grandchildren. Lyle was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Beulah Johnson; one grandchild; one great grandchild; one son-in-law, James C. Hanson and two brothers-in-law, Evert Adams and Edwin Sorben.
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