Lyle Virgil Wilson, 88, of Wheatland, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2023 in Elkhorn.

Lyle was born Aug. 13, 1934 on the farm in Wheatland. He graduated Wilmot High School Class of 1952 before he went on to serve in the Army for two years. In April of 1959, he married Rosella Schaff. Together they raised seven children and ran a successful dairy farm. Lyle enjoyed caring for and spending time with his family, hunting, fishing, and gardening. Lyle liked to travel. However, he never found a place he enjoyed more than the farm in Wheatland.

Lyle was a Wheatland Planning Board Member, AMPI President, St. Alphonsus School Board Member, and an active member and leader in Kenosha County 4-H.

In death Lyle is reunited with his parents, Lyle and Marie (nee Bracker) Wilson; his sisters, Fern Robinson and Beth Beth; his brother, Larry Wilson; his son and daughter-in-law, Kyle and Jodi Wilson; and his granddaughter Jamie Wilson.

Lyle is survived by his wife, Rosella Wilson; his siblings, Roy Wilson and Rose Schoening; his children, Kevin (JoAnn) Wilson, Keith (Tammy Vos) Wilson, Joseph (Gloria) Wilson, Jane (Mark) Greening, Julie (Matthew) Kombrink and Janice Moore; his grandchildren, Kyle (Laura) Wilson, Angela (Thomas) Kuerbitz, Amanda (David) Zakos, Ben (Cecley) Wilson, Jordan (Hayley) Wilson, Emily (Jared) Boulden, Jonathan (Ashton) Wilson, Jesse Wilson, Madeline (Cory) Hansen, Samuel (Carolyn) Greening, Hayden Kombrink, Miranda Kombrink, Gavin Moore and Alex Wilson; and his great-grand children, Karson, Emma, Owen, Rhiannon, Colton, Oliver, Logan, Ethan, Sofia, Harper, Rosalynn, and Bo. He will be missed by many family members and friends.

Lyle’s chores are all done and he is now peacefully at rest.

A Visitation and Funeral Mass for Lyle were held on Monday, Jan. 23, at St. Alphonsus Catholic Church in New Munster. Burial at St. Alphonsus Cemetery will be at a future date.

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to St. Alphonsus Catholic Church.

Lyle’s family would like to thank the staff and nurses at Lakeland Health Care Center for the wonderful care they took of Lyle.

Schuette-Daniels Funeral Home is serving the family. Well-wishers may visit www.danielsfamilyfuneral.com.