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Lybbert, Lyle

Lyle Lybbert lived well and happy
Lyle Raymond Lybbert passed away early July 12, 2006, in the Raymond hospital at the age of 88 years.
Born Jan. 11, 1918, in Raymond, Alta., the youngest of seven children, he grew up in Southern Alberta and lived most of his life in this area.
On Dec. 16, 1936, he married his sweetheart, Dorothy Oler. Together they are the proud parents of six living children: Dean (Verena) Lybbert, Annette (Max) Martin, Clarke (Elaine) Lybbert, Linda (Richard) Wolfe, Ross (Priscilla) Lybbert, and Phillip (Vikki) Lybbert.
Lyle and Dorothy have 29 grandchildren, 62 great grandchildren, and eight great, great grandchildren. They leave a legacy of love and laughter behind.
Lyle and Dorothy served in the Canada/Calgary Mission as couple missionaries for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Lyle served as a Staff Sergeant in the Canadian Army during World War Two. He was a cowboy, rancher, farmer, policeman, and government meat inspector.
They lived for 20 years east of Fort Macleod near Orton while he was a government meat inspector and where part of his family still resides.
Dorothy passed away in 1994 and Lyle married Dona Galbraith Bennett in September of that year. She also passed away February 2006.
Lyle worked hard, lived well and happy, and leaves a great heritage to celebrate his life.
Funeral services were held Saturday, July 15 in the Fort Macleod LDS Church. Interment was held in the Orton Cemetery following the funeral.

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