Lyle H Weden, age 84 of the Town of Hewitt, died Thursday, May 21, 2020 at Aspirus Hospice House.
Lyle was born December 9, 1935 in Wausau to the late Ruth (Foster) and Hilding Weden. He married Karen Manicke on May 24, 1958 at Wesley United Methodist Church, Wausau. In addition to establishing a successful dairy farm, Lyle contributed to many community and agricultural organizations; including being a founding member of the Town of Hewitt volunteer fire department. He had a lifelong love of baseball and one of the highlights of his life were the years he was President and co-owner of the Wausau Timbers minor league baseball team. As a graduate of Wausau High, Lyle was a regular fan of Lumberjack Football and Basketball. The Wisconsin Valley Fair was an important part of every summer. He enjoyed meeting people at the Farm Bureau dairy stand and the Ag Adventure tent. In recent years visiting with old and new friends and business acquaintances was a highlight. Lyle enjoyed a great conversation and connecting with people. He was proud to be a farmer and an active community member. Lyle was also proud of his family and all his children’s and grandchildren’s accomplishments.
He is survived by his four children: Gary (Patti), Neal (Kris), Wendy (Weden) Wilde (Dick Klarich) and Craig (Chandra Kressel) Weden. Grandchildren: Curt (Kathy), Steven (Kim), Andrew (Julianna), Ben (Kerbe), Beth (Zach), Isaac. Great Grandchildren: Evelyn, Iris, Lily, Caleb, Naomi, Micah, Quintin, Emmett and Parker.
Private family funeral service will be Tuesday, May 26th, 2020 at Brainard Funeral Home – Wausau Chapel. At 10:45 A.M. a live stream of the service will be made available at www.brainardfuneral.com. Burial will be at Hogarty Riverside Cemetery, Town of Harrison.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Aspirus Comfort Care and Hospice Services. The family would like to thank the Hospice Care team and the amazing staff at the Hospice House. Also, thanks to the caregivers at Applegate Terrace Reflections.