Lyle Forde, 80, of Carrington, ND, died Thursday, November 30, 2017, at Lutheran Home of the Good Shepherd, New Rockford, ND.
Lyle Forde, 80, of Carrington, ND, died Thursday, November 30, 2017, at Lutheran Home of the Good Shepherd, New Rockford, ND. Visitation will be held Sunday 5 - 7 p.m. with family present in Evans Funeral Home, Carrington. Funeral Service will be held December 4 at 10:30 a.m. in Trinity Lutheran Church, Carrington. Interment will be held at a later date at the Carrington Cemetery. Officiating, Rev. Deb Lommen, Special Music by Jessica Ostrom, Vocalist. Casket Bearers: Erica, Danielle, Sydney, Sarah, Nathan, Kelly, Stephanie Jerome, Laura. Honorary Bearers: great-grandchildren, Ava, Jack, Ty, McCoy, Hartley, Tenley, Ashtyn, Owen. Lyle Glenn Forde was born on April 17, 1937, in Tolna, ND, the son of Gerald and Edna (Porter) Forde. He grew up and attended school in Tolna and graduated from Tolna High School. After graduation he went on to NDSSS for two years. Lyle was united in marriage to Jane Lillian Dahl on June 1, 1958, in Sigdal Lutheran Church. They had four daughters together; Tamy, Lois, Teresa and Jessie. Lyle worked for several companies which included; Weisman Road Construction, Allen Lewis Sheet Metal Heating & Air-Conditioning in Deadwood, SD and Farmers Union Heating & Air-Conditioning in Rolette, ND. In 1966, he started his own business J&L Sales in Carrington, he retired in 2000. After retirement he drove school bus in Carrington and had his bus route for ten years. He enjoyed teaching Kelly and Jerome how to fish, while fishing they made their own prayer at the lucky fishing spot “Our Tower which art in heaven”, flying his plane, deer hunting, camping and traveling to Canada to fish. He treasured trips with his girls and close friends. He enjoyed watching his Vikings football games and spending time in his garden raising tomatoes and peas. Lyle was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church and served on the council. He is survived by; his wife, Jane Forde; daughters, Tamy (Kevin) Knigge, Lois (Jerry) Readle, Teresa (Donnie) Theis, Jessie (Bob) Schafer; grandchildren, Tamy-Erica (Mike) Rons, Danielle (Steve) Kawano, Sydney (Brandon) Coble, Jeremy Knigge (Tasha), Teresa-Kelly (Tom) Bjerke, Stephanie (Brandon) Miller, Lois-Sarah Reimer (Tomas), Nathan Reimer, John Mark Readle, Philip Readle Jessie-Jerome (Libby) Lies, Laura Lies (Shane), Jessa (Evan) Gross, Zach Schafer; great-grandchildren, Tamy- Ava, Jack, Ty, Teresa- McCoy, Hartley, Tenley, Jessie-Ashtyn, Owen; sister, Iris (David) Brimer; brothers, Allan (Doris) Forde, Jerry (Cheryl) Forde, Maurice (Marcia) Forde; brothers-in-law Willis Dahl, Lyle (Carol) Dahl; sister-in-law, Margie (John) Messner. He was preceded in death by his parents, Gerald and Edna Forde; brothers, Robert, Donald; grandchild, Brian Knigge; Father and Mother-in-Law, Algernon and Vivian Dahl; sisters-in-law, Sally (Leonard) Messner, Vivian Dahl. On-line condolences may be sent at www.EvansFuneralHomeND.com.