She was employed with Ameritech until her retirement in 1999. Her family and church family were a big part of her life. She battled breast cancer for several years but did not let that stop her love of life. She enjoyed God, family, friends, food, travel and gardening.
She is survived by her daughter, Jennifer Lyle of Haslett; son, Robert Lyle and Anne Marie Huppenthal of Crown Point, IN; granddaughter, Skylar Huppenthal-Lyle; brothers, Larry (Candy) Johnson of Knoxville, TN and Terry (Diane) Johnson of East Lansing; and nieces, nephews and church family members. She was preceded in death by her parents and nephew Matthew.
The funeral service will be held at 12:00 p.m. Saturday, August 13, 2011 at the Estes-Leadley Holt/Delhi Chapel with Mrs. Marilyn Parmelee officiating; interment will follow in Maple Ridge Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to service. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Susan G. Komen Foundation or to the family.