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Lyle D. Lesetmoe

Lyle D. Lesetmoe

Lyle Dean Lesetmoe, age 58 of Bemidji, MN died the evening of December 24, 2012 at Sanford Medical Center in Fargo, ND of diabetic complications.

Funeral Services will be 3:00 p.m. Friday, December 28, 2012, at Calvary Lutheran Church, Bemidji, MN. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. A reception will immediately follow the service at the church.

Lyle Dean Lesetmoe was born August 8th 1954 to Lyle T. Lesetmoe and Shirley (Moss) Lesetmoe both of Bemidji, MN. He attended school in Bemidji. In 1975, he married Patricia Beer and they were married for 37 years until his passing. They raised 4 children together. He owned and operated Lyle’s Body Shop for 35 years. For the past 7 years he delivered Bemidji Pioneer Newspapers to Shevlin, Bagley and Clearbrook areas. Lyle, also known as Jethro, had an extreme passion for the outdoors and was an avid hunter and fisherman and enjoyed both with his children and his nieces and nephews. He was a devoted father who followed his sons many wrestling accomplishments. He enjoyed watching and following the Bemidji Wrestling Team. He loved watching the Andy Griffith Show and keeping track of the weather conditions and took several daily readings of weather changes documenting them for over 20 years.

Survived by his wife Patricia; daughters, Crystal and William Shepard, Heidi Lesetmoe (Cody Rundquist), sons, Lyle K. Lesetmoe & Brian Lesetmoe (Tonia Eglinton) 6 grandchildren, Sydney & Wyatt Sorensen, Mallory, Lauren & Evan Lesetmoe and Oliver Rundquist; one brother, Richard R. Lesetmoe, and sister, Tamera Lesetmoe.

Preceded in death by his parents, sister, Marlys (Jeannie) Jordet, brother, Thomas Lesetmoe, mother & father-in-law, Edna & Norman Beer and brother-in-law Gary Risland.

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