Lyle Green

LYLE MERVIN GREEN 5-22-1913 — 1-26-1996

Lyle Mervin Green, 82, of North Platte, Neb. died Friday, Jan. 26, 1996, at Great Plains Regional Medical Center in North Platte.

He was born May 22, 1913, at Bliss, Neb. to John and Mina Harkins Green.  He grew up and attended school through the sixth grade at Ewing, Neb.  He graduated from high school at O’Neill, Neb. in 1931.  He worked odd jobs during the Depression until going to work for M and M Bakery in O’Neill, where he learned to bake.  He entered the U.S. Army in March 1942 and taught cooking and baking.

After his discharge in 1946, he returned to the bakery in O’Neill.  He worked there until he opened his own bakery in Mitchell, Neb. in 1954.  He operated the bakery until 1976, when he moved to North Platte.  He was a partner in The Nebraskan Liquor Store until 1980, when he retired.  He enjoyed fishing and playing cards.

He married Jennie Mathilda Neyens June 16, 1941, at Creighton, Neb.

He was a member of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, P.R. Halligan Post No. 163 American Legion, Noel C. Donegan Post No. 1504 VFW, Eagles Aeries No. 2839 and the Retired Senior Volunteer Program.

Survivors include his wife Jennie of North Platte; two daughters LouEtta McHenry of Gering, Neb. and Marian and husband Virgil Bourek of Farley, Iowa; two sons, Richard L. and wife Carol of North Platte and Donald J. and wife Nancy of Omaha, Neb.; a brother, Charles and wife Wilma of Seattle, Wash.; 13 grandchildren; a step-grandchild; two step-great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Adeline Pitcher; and brother, John Orvile Green.

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