Services for Lyle D. Westerfield, 90, Rock Island, are 10:30
a.m. Saturday at Hodgson Funeral Home, Rock Island. Burial is in
Memorial Park Cemetery, Rock Island.
Visitation is from 4 to 7 p.m. today, with a Masonic service at
7 p.m. by Eureka Lodge 69, Milan. Memorials may be made to
Trinity Methodist Church, where he was a member or Eureka Lodge.
Mr. Westerfield died Wednesday, March 8, 2000, at River Park
Health Care Center, Rock Island.
Lyle was born Aug. 24, 1909, in Alexis, the son of Lewis and
Marie Drake Yerkey. He married Velma R. Workheiser Westerfield
Sept. 12, 1932, in Palmyra, Mo.
He had been employed at Deere and Co. for 38 years, retiring in
1970 as a parts manager.
He was a member of Eureka Lodge 69, Milan, and enjoyed yard work
and being outdoors.
Survivors include his wife; sons and daughters-in-law, Donald
and Janet Westerfield, of Dubuque, Iowa, Richard and Linda
Westerfield, of Rock Island; five grandchildren; eight
great-grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; and stepbrothers,
Wendell Yerkey, Aledo, and Howard Yerkey, New Windsor. He was
preceded in death by his parents, and stepbrothers, Jack and