Lyle Henry Swan was born on November 18, 1931 on the farm one mile west of Preeceville, Saskatchewan. He was the youngest child of Henry and Clara Belle Swan. He passed away peacefully on Tuesday May 21, 2019 at the age of 87 at the Yorkton Hospital.
He went to school in Preeceville graduating in 1950 with his best attendance and grades being in the Class of billiards. He went to work as a lineman for Sasktel for a couple of years before returning to the family farm and later purchasing it from his Mom and Dad.
He married Agnes Boyko on October 26, 1957 and started their family and dairy farm. They had five children, six grandchildren, and five great grandchildren.
He was predeceased by his parents Henry and Clara Belle; Father-in-law and Mother-in-law Ted and Stella Boyko; sisters Elaine Swan and Inez Long; brother Stewart; son-in-law Bill Simpson; sister-in-law’s Vicki and Elsie Swan, Nadia and Nadine Boyko, Lucy Sparrow; brother-in-law’s Vern Long, Jack Blair and many close friends and extended family.
He is survived by his wife of over 61 years Agnes, children Elaine Simpson, Dallas (Vereen) Swan, Sam (Bonnie) Swan, Audrey Swan, Cam (Karen) Swan; Grandchildren Rachelle (Calvin) Hartl, Ryan (Kim) Simpson, Kirsten (Brad) Felber, Kelly (Ben MacNeill) Swan, Jada Swan, Beau (Jessi) Swan; Great grandchildren Bryanna Hartl, Hayley Hartl, Braelynn Felber, Brooke Felber, and Keith Perry and many close family and friends.
He was active in the community serving on the Lutheran Church Council and the Preeceville School Board for many years. He played and coached various sports in the community.
He will be sorely missed.
Mr. Lyle Swan of Preeceville,Saskatchewan, beloved husband of Agnes passed away on May 21, 2019. The Funeral will be held on Monday May 27, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at St. John Lutheran Church in Preeceville, Saskatchewan. The interment will follow in the Preeceville Community Cemetery, St. John Lutheran section. Memorial donations may be made to the St. John Lutheran Church Cemetery or a Charity of One's Choice as gifts of remembrance.