The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

May 8, 2013

Lyle James Michelsen

Published 5-9-13


Enid News and Eagle

ENID, Okla. — Lyle James Michelsen, 63, of Kimball, Mich., died Saturday, May 4, 2013, at his home after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born Sept. 12, 1950, in Toledo, Ohio, to the late Willard and Marie Michelsen.

He married Karen Ann Shankin. She died Dec. 5, 2010.

Lyle served in the United States Navy for over 23 years. He was a member of V.F.W. May O’Brien Post 8465. He enjoyed woodworking, computers and was an amateur radio operator.

He is survived by his daughter, Yvonne (Melvin) Hudson of Fort Smith, Ark.; son, Timothy (Deanna) Michelsen of Hennessey, Okla.; three grandchildren, Christina and Rodney Hudson and Gracie Michelsen; and two sisters, Shirley (Paul) Gabor and Cheryl (Larry) Warren.

A private family burial will be held in Great Lakes National Cemetery at a later date.

(Submitted by family)