Lyle Glen Broeder, 84, of Hershey died on Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018 at Great Plains Health.

Lyle was born June 25, 1933 to Louie and Agnes Broeder on the family ranch south of North Platte, where he grew up.

Lyle graduated from Curtis High School in 1952 and ranched with his dad until joining the U.S. Army in ’53.

Following his discharge in 1956, Lyle returned the ranch then began trucking in 1967. On June 1, 1987, Lyle was united in marriage to Janet Louise Layher in Oberlin, Kansas, and the couple continued living on the family ranch.

He loved working and fencing on the ranch and did a lot of wood work.

Lyle was a member of the Hershey American Legion Post #279.

He is survived by his wife, Janet of Hershey; son, Marvin of Hershey; daughter, Debra Ann (Tim) Mason of Grand Junction, Colo.; grandchildren, Patricia Broeder, Kendra Grove, Alisha Mason, Jeremy (Tawnia) Mason, and Joshua (Julia) Mason; great-grandchildren, Taila Cochran, Jacob Mason, Benjamin Mason, Anika Mason and Alexis Grove; sister, Mildred Hoatson of Hershey; and other family.

Lyle was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Maxine Price and Iola Broeder; and brothers-in-law, Fred Hoatson and Gene Price.

Per his request, cremation was chosen and there will be no service. Odean Colonial Chapel at C & Sycamore is in charge of arrangements.

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