Lyle Sones, 95, of Rushville, Neb., passed away Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017, at Pioneer Manor Nursing Home in Hay Springs, Neb.
Lyle was born Feb. 16, 1922, at Balfe, Neb., (south of Merriman, Neb.) to Edward and Laura (Knight) Sones. As a young boy, he lived with his family on a ranch south of Gordon, Neb. He attended rural school and graduated from Gordon High School, with the class of 1939.
On Oct. 17, 1942, Lyle enlisted in the Navy at Denver, Colo., and went to basic training at San Diego