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Lyle George Dyer

Lyle George Dyer    Lyle George Dyer, 91, Brady, died April 22, at Missouri River Manor in Great Falls.  Funeral services are April 27, at 2 p.m. at the Brady Community United Methodist Church with reception to follow at the Brady Community Hall.
    Lyle Dyer was born Jan. 14, 1916 at the family home in Brady to Ray and Nellie Dyer.  He attended Brady schools and graduated from Brady High School in 1934.  He married his wife of 69 years, Annie McLean, on Nov. 20, 1937.
    Lyle Dyer was a farmer and rancher.  He served on the board of the Equity Coop Association, Secretary for the Brady Irrigation Association for 25 years, and was an active member of Montana Farmers Union.  He and Annie traveled to Korea, Thailand, Japan, New Zealand and Germany with The Friendship Force.
    Lyle enjoyed horses and taking pack trips into the Bob Marshall Wilderness.  A couple of his favorite spots in the whole world were Bowl Creek and Lake Levale in the Bob Marshall Wilderness.  He also enjoyed hunting and fishing.  He was a rock hound and collected rocks and fossils.  He sold his cattle pastureland west of Choteau, which is now part of the Pine Butte Nature Conservancy.  Lyle was a talented individual who taught himself how to do taxidermy and paint, producing about twenty paintings.
    Lyle always said his “Great Grandchildren made him great!”
    When he was no longer able to live at home he resided at Teton Medical Center in Choteau, and Rosetta Assisted Living in Great Falls.  The family is grateful for the care that Lyle received.
    He is survived by his wife, Annie; daughters Deanna Styren, of Choteau, and Lyla Dyer, of Billings.  Grandchildren:  Lorilyn (Jim) Perhay, of Eureka; Marlin (Betsy) Stryren, of Choteau; Julie (Mark) Young, of Augusta; and Greg Erickson, of Babylon, N.Y.  Great Grandchildren: Luke and Dylan Styren, of Choteau; Chase, Rhett and Britta Young, of Augusta.
    His son, Gary Dyer; and his siblings, Raymond Dyer, Ruth Thompson and Dorothy Ege preceded him in death.
    The family requests that memorials be given to a charity or organization of your choice.