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Lyle Lake Sr.

Jan. 14, 1915 — July 15, 2010

Lyle Lake Sr.


POSTED July 21, 2010 9:33 a.m.
Lyle Lake Sr., 95, passed away peacefully on July 15 after a long and happy life. Lyle served his country during World War II as a Navy Seabee. After a letter-writing courtship with his sweetheart, he married Betty Ann Millard and continued their courtship for 59 years. He also played baseball for the Pacific Coast League and Alameda’s Ben’s Golden Glow. He was a loyal employee of Mobil Oil Corporation for 35 years. After retirement at age 63, he enjoyed camping, fishing, golfing, swimming and the arts. Lyle had many friends and was loved by all.
Our family wishes to thank the caregivers at Paramount Court in Turlock for the love and care they gave our father. He always made them smile.
He is survived by his daughters, Barbara Lake and Lyle (Liz) Lake Jr.; grandchildren, Hayme (Majken) Lake, Jason (Angela) Lake, Nathan Hawkins and Natalie Hawkins; great grandchildren, Marley Rae, Mateo, Leilani and Miles. He was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Ann Lake.
The funeral liturgy will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, July 21 at St. Leander Church, 550 West Estudillo Ave., San Leandro with burial following at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in Hayward. Donations in Lyle’s memory may be made to Hospice of Emanuel, 825 Delbon, Turlock, CA 95382 or the American Cancer Society.
Arrangements made by Santos-Robinson Mortuary.
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