Lyle L. Quade, 82
Frost — Lyle LaRue Quade, age 82, of Frost, died Feb. 6, 2010, with his family by his side in Winnebago. Funeral Services were held Feb. 10, 2010 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Blue Earth. The Rev. Wes Hafner officiated. Patton Funeral Home and Cremation Service was in charge of arrangements.
Lyle was born on Aug. 9, 1927 in Barber Township, the son of LaRue and Eileen (Franke) Quade. He attended Blue Earth High School. On May 10, 1952, he married Gloria Ann Martin, of rural Blue Earth.
Lyle was a passionate farmer throughout his life in Barber, Rome and Emerald townships. In addition, he worked 30 years as a meat cutter for Wilson & Company in Albert Lea. His retirement involved part time work pumping gas and working at the Wayside Rest Area, as he so enjoyed talking with people. Lyle loved travel, the company of friends, attending fairs, auctions, and enjoying nature. Later in life he enjoyed gardening and working with his wife on his hobby farm, the animals he took care of, and in the summers, most of all, working on bigger and bigger gardens. Lyle was a devoted husband and father, and an inspiration to those who knew him.
Lyle is survived by his wife, Gloria Quade, of Frost; daughter, Loria Joy Quade (Lee) Rebuffoni of Minneapolis; and brother, Alton Quade of Albert Lea.
Lyle was preceded in death by his parents.
Web tributes may be left at www.pattonfh.com