Wonders, Lyle

Written by David Green.

Lyle Wonders, 81, of Morenci, Mich., died March 29, 2010, at Tendercare in Adrian, Mich.

He was born Feb. 4, 1929, in Litchfield, Mich., the son of Marion and Louise (Tesh) Wonders.  On June 29, 1947, in Litchfield, he married Edith Brink and she survives.

Lyle was employed at M&S in Hudson, Mich., for more than 30 years from where he retired in 1989. He loved his children and grandchildren and enjoyed fishing, hunting, camping and bluegrass music.

Besides his wife, Lyle is survived by four daughters, Joyce (and David) DiCenso of Morenci, Vickie (and Thomas, Sr.) Popejoy of Adrian, Gloria (and Michael)  Wolf of Sunfield, Mich., and Brenda Peck of Waldron, Mich.; a son, Lyle II (and Lucy) Wonders of Hudson; a brother, Marion “Butch” (and Martha) Wonders of Allen, Mich,; 13 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-granddaughter.

Lyle was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Ronald; a sister, Carol Drumm; three brothers, Glen, Cletus and Ralph Wonders; and a grandson, Benjamin Wonders.

Following Lyle's request, there will be no funeral, visitation or viewing.  A private family service will take place at a later date.

Arrangements were made through the Eagle Funeral Home-Charles Fink Chapel in Morenci.

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