Lyle Clouse

GRUNDY CENTER, Iowa Lyle Clouse, 80, Devils Lake, formerly of Alexander and the Minot-Norwich area, died Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012, in Grundy Center.

He and his twin sister, Lila, were born May 23, 1932, to Moses and Clara Clouse, in Minot. He joined the Air Force after he graduated from high school. He married Eunice Nelson on June 28, 1953. He served in various places during his Air Force career including in Vietnam from 1968 to 1969. He retired as a senior master sergeant in 1971. He and Eunice were divorced in 1981.

Survivors: sons, Timothy and Phillip; daughters, Rebecca Clouse Hamilton, Linda Cryderman, Elizabeth Berning, Jennifer Longtine and Margo Dierdorff; 16 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; sisters, Lila Ostrand, Phyllis Myhrer, Mary Adams, Sandra Barrington and Susan Manuel; brother, Calvin.

Funeral: Saturday, 2 p.m., Lincoln Center Christian Church, Grundy Center, Iowa.

Burial: Later, in North Dakota.

Visitation: Friday, 5 to 7 p.m., in Engelkes-Abels Funeral Home, Grundy Center.