Lyle E. Septon, 92, died Tuesday, December 11, 2018. He was born on May 15, 1926 in Racine to the late Eddie and Charlotte (Nee: Gevers) Septon.
Lyle served proudly in the United States Army stationed in Japan and the Philippines. He married Rosemary Margaret Schliesmann on May 12, 1951 at St. Rita Catholic Church. Rosemary preceded Lyle in death on May 3, 2010.
A longtime employee of InSinkErator, Lyle worked for 30 years before retiring in December of 1987. Additionally, he worked part-time for ten years following his retirement.
In his free time, Lyle enjoyed fishing and hunting game like pheasant, prairie chickens, and grouse. He also enjoyed reading American and military history. Above all, Lyle liked spending time with his family.
Lyle was a longtime member of St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church. He was also a member of Toastmasters International, National Association of Service Managers, and the American Society of Sanitary Engineers. He was also a member of the American Legion Post 310, Racine and a life member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1391, Racine.
Together with his wife, Rosemary had three children, Gregory (Adria Day) Septon of Muskego, Peggy (Douglas) Anderson, Jill (Steven) Hansen, all of Racine. Lyle was a loving and devoted grandfather to his six grandchildren, Kristin (Ryan) Horn, Emily Anderson, Gregory Anderson USAF, Andrew Hansen, Maggie Jayne Hansen, and Parker Day Septon; 3 great-grandchildren, Shawn Lyle Horn, Olivia Pearl and Scarlet Elizabeth Anderson; sister, Leigh Leudtke; sisters-in-law and brother-in-law, Carol Robotka, John “Jack” (Nancy) Schliesmann; along with many nieces, nephews, relatives and many dear friends too numerous to list.
There will be a Memorial Mass held on Monday, December 17, 2018, at 11 a.m. at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church, located at 6400 Spring Street. Reverend William Dietzler will be officiating. Private interment will follow at West Lawn Memorial Park. Friends and relatives can meet with the family from 10-11 a.m. In lieu of flowers memorials to one’s favorite charity have been suggested.
A very special thank you to Aurora Hospice and staff at Wisconsin Veteran’s Home, Boland Hall for their loving and compassionate care.