June 22, 1933 – Thursday, July 30, 2009
St Michael Catholic Church 11300 Frankfo
August 4, 2009
Lyle Eugene Robeck, age 76 of St. Michael, passed away peacefully on July 30, 2009 surrounded by family.
***Memorials are preferred in lieu of plants and flowers.
He was born on June 22, 1933, raised, and died in the same home, the son of Martin and Mary (nee Fyten) Robeck. A graduate of Monticello High School, Lyle assisted his parents in running the farm and worked for the St Michael Texaco Station. On February 23, 1957 he married Gladys (nee Jacobson) at the Cathedral of St Paul, in St Paul. After Lyle served in the US Army for two years he worked for Hansord Pontiac in Minneapolis as a mechanic. In 1972 he purchased the Texaco Station (which became a Spur Station) in St Michael. After selling his station, he worked for the St Michael School District. Due to illness, Lyle retired in the mid 1990’s. A school board member for 12 years, Lyle served as chairman for many of those years. He was a member of the St Michael Church and an inactive member of the Catholic Order of Foresters. Besides spending time with his family, Lyle enjoyed hunting, fishing and gardening (especially flowers).
He was preceded in death by his parents, 2 brothers, 5 sisters, and an infant son. He is survived by wife, Gladys; children: Patrick (Mary), North Lawrence, OH, Michael (Sheila), St Michael, James (Darla), Monticello, Catherine Kinney, Atlanta, GA, Maria (Randy) Johnson, Aitkin, Paul (Stephanie), Maple Grove, Stephen (Lynne), Maple Grove, Alison (Jim) Robeck, St Michael, Francis (Robin), Waynesboro, VA, Roland (Melissa), Big Lake, Margaret (Jeff) Flaten, Big Lake, Charles (Elaine), Farmington Hills, MI, Lyle Jr. (Jill), Belleville, WI, and Martin, Otsego; sisters: Leona Olson and Gladys Schlosser; 30 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.
The family wishes to extend a special thanks to: Dr Londer and the Monticello Cancer Center, as well as Lou, Gretchen, and Mary of North Memorial Hospice for their compassionate care.
A Funeral Mass was held at Noon on Tuesday, August 4, 2009 at St Michael Catholic Church 11300 Frankfort Pkwy, St Michael. Father Gregory Abbott was the celebrant. The casket bearers were: Benjamin Robeck, Forrest Robeck, Whitney Rasmussen, Joseph Snook, Timothy Snook, Peter Stemple, Riley Weckbacher-Robeck, and Nathan Robeck. Interment was at St Michael Cemetery.
Memorials are preferred in lieu of plants and flowers.