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Lyle Schaufenbuel

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Lyle W. Schaufenbuel age 72 of New Hampton passed away surrounded by his family on Monday evening, August 1, 2011, at his home of heart failure. A Mass of Christian Burial to celebrate his life will be held 10:30 a.m. Friday, August 5, 2011, at Holy Family Parish-St. Joseph Center, New Hampton with Rev. Mark Osterhaus celebrating the Mass. The pall will be placed on the casket by his wife and children. Lectors will be Darren Schaufenbuel and Roscoe McDonald. The offertory gifts will be presented by Peyton Thompson, Ali Grove, Chase Buzicky and Cassidy Grove. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery, New Hampton with Jeremy Schaufenbuel, Zach Grove, Seth Grove, Rena Thompson, Lake Buzicky and Brian Mahlstedt serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers are Jamie Steege, Halie Grove, Jenna Grove, Zac Mahlstedt and Sheree Mahlstedt Friends may greet the family 3:00 - 8:00 p.m. Thursday, August 4, 2011, at the Hugeback & Chenoweth Funeral Home in New Hampton where there will be a 4:00 p.m. rosary and a 6:00 p.m. parish scripture service. Visitation continues an hour prior to the Mass at church on Friday. Lyle William Schaufenbuel was born August 20, 1938, on the family farm near Waucoma, IA, the son of Leo and Elizabeth (Bieker) Schaufenbuel. He received his education in Lawler and graduated from the Lawler High School in 1956. On June 30, 1962, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in New Hampton, he married Lou Ann Lukes. To this union four children were born. Just prior to his marriage, Lyle purchased the Standard Oil Gas Station on the corner of Main and Pleasant Hill, later also owning and operating the Standard Station on Main and Walnut. He later built the Standard Station on Linn Ave. Lyle spent over 30 years with Standard Oil. Lyle also built his car wash and continued to sell used cars until the time of his death. He loved house-boating on the Mississippi, collecting vintage cars and he dearly loved time with his family. He enjoyed going shopping, 50’s and 60’s music, playing euchre and his trips to Mexico including the most recent trip in January with his entire family. Survivors include the love of his life for over 49 years, Lou Ann; one son, Todd (Ranee) Schaufenbuel of New Hampton; three daughters, Denise (Steve) Grove of New Hampton, Amy (Tock) Thompson of Sun Prairie, WI, Tina (Mike) Buzicky of Hudson, WI; twelve grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; one brother, Ron Schaufenbuel of New Hampton; three sisters-in-law; Karen Krall of New Hampton, Patricia Lukes (Bob Volker) of New Hampton, June LaBarge of Ft. Dodge, IA. He was preceded in death by his parents, his father and mother-in-law, Clarence and Rosa (Berst) Lukes; two brothers-in-law, Dale Krall, Larry Swehla; great-grandson, Eli Grove.

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  1. Amy and family, I am so sorry to hear of Lyle’s passing. I’ve known your family for so long and he was such a great man and definitely lived life to its fullest. He has left a wonderful family and many friends. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.. Love, Carrie

  2. Dear Lou Ann & family, we were so sorry to hear of Lyle’s passing after returning from vacation. Our thoughts and prayers are with you as you grieve the loss of your beloved partner. Lyle was a generous man who touched a lot of lives. May you be comforted by the good memories and the love and support of all who loved Lyle. God Bless.

  3. To Todd and the Schaufenbuel Family, So sorry to hear about the loss of you father, husband, and grandpa. I am sure you have lots of great memories and that is one thing that can not be taken away. We give you our deepest sympathy. Take Care and God Bless

  4. We weren’t able to attend any of the services for Lyle–but we just watched the video!! WOW!!! What a wonderful tribute! You guys always had such a wonderful relationship- not only as husband and wife, but with your family!! As the song says– ‘remember when..’ and he will be with you forever!!! Take care and may God hold each of you extra close!! God Bless–shellie and steve boos

  5. To Lyle’s family, We were sorry to hear of Lyle’s death. He was also so nice to me when he came in the Fareway store. May god give you comfort during this sad time.

  6. To Lyle’s family, We were so very saddened to hear of Lyle’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers go out to your entire familyas you all face the difficult days ahead.

  7. LouAnn and Family, My sympathies and prayers are with all of you. May all the fun times you shared stay in your hearts and minds forever. All those good memories will be what helps you through. My thoughts are with you all. Phyllis Nosbisch

  8. Sure gonna miss chatting with him as I walk uptown. Special condolences to his wife who always treated us like royalty at the bank. Our sympathies to the family!!

  9. Dear LuAnn and family, Bob and I want to extend our deepest sympathy to all of you, and you are all in our prayers. Lyle was always a friendly person, and we are so happy we were able to visit with him at the recent gathering when the Reams’ were here. God bless each of you.

  10. Lou Ann – I am so sorry to hear of Lyle’s passing. Please know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers this day. I remember so well the station at the corner of Walnut and Main Street. Jim McGrath and I spent many hours when you add them all up chatting with Lyle talking about cars etc. He had such a great smile – I can easily close my eyes and see him even now. Again Lou Ann please know that I am thinking of you and I know for sure he is probably checking and later on chaning the oil on St. Peter’s car.

  11. To Lou Ann and family, We were so sorry to hear of your loss. Lyle was loved by all who knew him. May your memories help with the sadness of this time.

  12. Lou Ann — I remember Lyle as the cool guy with the cool car who picked you up after school. Thinking of you in this time of loss.

  13. Eternity we’ll share because of God’s love Reunited someday in Heaven above Think of the memories we’ll make again there It will be wonderful eternity we’ll share ***We are on this earth for just a short time, for the Lord gave us eternity to hold precious and dear. Love you Amy and family, Brenda

  14. LouAnn and family, Our sincerest sympathy to all of you. Lyle was just a very genuine man, always a smile on his face, and always a kind word. He is now at peace with Our Lord in Heaven looking down on all of you. Cherish all of the good memories–they cannot be taken away from you.

  15. My thoughts and prayers go out to the entire family! My dad used to work for Lyle in High School…between my dad and I we have fond memories of the that gas station….it was an icon in NH 🙂 Dad (Tom Finnegan) never had a bad thing to say about him…he is going to be missed terribly! He is in a better place now and not feeling any pain. God Bless!

  16. The Don Kuennen family would like to send our deepest sympathy to your family at this sad time. Thinking of you all!

  17. Dear LuAnn & Family– How wonderful to have been able to see and visit with both of you just a week and a half ago! Wish we could be there to give you a hug and share more memories about Lyle with you. Our sincere sympathy and our prayers for your comfort in the days ahead. Love & God Bless — Brita & Dick

  18. So sorry to hear of your loved ones passing. You and your entire family are in our thoughts and prayers. He was a great man who always had a smile whenever you saw him.

  19. Dear Schaufenbuel Family….. It’s a sad day today hearing of Lyle’s passing. Many memories fill my mind as I remember him. To you children. I know the feeling of losing a parent. It’s hard and just know that everything your feeling is normal. If you need to talk, I’m here. 608-220-7484 May you all rest peacefully knowing Lyle is no longer in pain or suffering. Peace and Bleassings.

  20. Growing up in New Hampton was a fun time. Lyle and his family were part of that fun, and he became someone that contributed to what makes this area the best place to live. We will never forget you.

  21. To Lyle’s family…Our heartfelt sympathies to all of you. Lyle was such a kind man and friend to all. He would always make a point of visiting with me during the years when I worked at Fareway and even after if I’d see him around town. I will never forget his contagious smile! Cherish the memories.

  22. Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal. ~From a headstone in Ireland Our hearts, thoughts & prayers go out to you and your family! Celebrate Lyle’s life! Jim, Margo, Spencer & Irelynn

  23. Lu Ann, our sympathy to you and your family. We remember fondly our first meeting with you and Lyle. You took such excellent care of the boat we came to love. May your many happy memories sustain you in the loss of Lyle. You are in our prayers.

  24. To the Schaufenbuel Family: Lyle was a very nice, fun-loving and family oriented person. For the short time we knew him, I know he will be greatly missed by his many friends and family members.

  25. To the Schaufenbuel Family: We haven’t known Lyle for that many years, but the time we have known him, he was a very nice, fun-loving and wonderful person. He will be greatly missed by his many friends and great family.

  26. LouAnn and family – so sorry to hear of Lyle’s passing. He was a wonderful man who always had a smile to share with others. Your family has many memories to carry you through this difficult time. Find comfort in knowing that Lyle is no longer in pain and has found peace. Our sympathy to all of you. Russ & Angie Laures

  27. You are all in our thoughts and prayers! Lyle was such an amazing man and we are grateful to have known him! Tommy & Toni Babcock

  28. LouAnn – Our sympathy is with you and your family at this sad time. May your memories of good times with Lyle help you tlhur the difficult times. Dianne & Jim

  29. The Schaufenbuel family~ So sorry to hear of Lyles passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family.

  30. To Lyle’s Family… We were so saddened to learn of his death! I have many fond memories of living ‘across the road’ from the Schaufenbuels when Dad and Mom were farming near Lawler! Lyle always had a smile and remembered us with a friendly greeting whenever we were visiting in N.H. and happened to see him. Our sympathies to all of you.

  31. Our thoughts and prayers are with you~ What a great time we always had talking and joking with Lyle. Such a sweet man. He will be greatly missed….

  32. Amy and family–you are all in my thoughts and prayers. I will always remember the good time we all had on your 40th birthday Amy with all of your family. Keep these good memories in your hearts. Your family is special.

  33. Dear Louann, Todd, Denise, Amy, Tina…Our prayers and thoughts are with you during this difficult time. We will always remember Lyle’s unmeasureable happiness he brought into our lives and the lives of others, the wonderful memories we have of all the fun times, we will cherish our time with you all on Sat and treasure all of our years of being neighbors. We hope that the love we have for all of you may heal at least some parts of your breaking heart as the days and nights drag by. We are here for you today and always. Love Howard and Sharon

  34. LuAnne and kids: words can not express the loss that you are all feeling, just know that you are all in the Boos familys prayers and thoughts. I wont forget going to the car auctions with Lyle and stopping in Racine Mn for the all you can eat steaks. I will miss seeing him stop in to Todds shop to shoot the breeze.

  35. Lou Ann & Family ~ So sorry to here about Lyle. Our Thoughts and Prayers are with you during these tough times.

  36. Amy, Lou Ann, and the entire Schaufenbuel family, My thoughts are with you especially over the next few days, months, and years to come. Losing my father was one of the hardest things I have had to face. Trust and rely on your faith, family, and friends. They will help you cherish the wonderful memories and begin anew with Lyle as your guardian. May his journey be in peace and may your hearts comfort in knowing he is with the Lord.

  37. To the Schaufenbuel Family: You are one unique bunch of people!! The most loving, kind and caring(stick together like glue) family i know, and that all stems right from the parents!!!! Lyle was a Wonderful Man that loved and cherished his wife, kids and grand kids to the fullest!!! He will be truly and sadly missed each and everyday by all, but thank god for all the wonderful smiles, pictures, and memories we can hold dear to our hearts!!!! I am honored to be a part of your family!! Love you all, Ranee

  38. You’ve all been in our thoughts lately and our hearts go out to you. Lyle was a great man and will be dearly missed, but always in our hearts.

  39. Lou Ann, Todd, Denise, Amy, Tina and all your families… Hugs from Waverly and we are offering up a couple of extra prayers for Lyle and his family :). He was so loved and will be so missed.

  40. Amy & Family, Our hearts go out to you and your family. Thank you for sharing his journey. I felt as though I knew him and most certainly witnessed what a beautiful family you have. May he rest in peace. Dawn

  41. So sorry to hear of your loss! Lyle was such a great guy, always a happy-go- lucky fellow. May the memories you have of him stay in your heart. Tom & Rosie Deutsch

  42. Dear LouAnn & Family, We are so sorry for your loss. Lyle was a great person and always had a smile when I saw him in the grocery store. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

  43. I’m so sorry, Amy and family. It sounds like your father went peacefully. Hard to believe he was fishing during the day. Hospice can be amazing. See you Thur night. Love Janet and Smokey

  44. Dear LouAnn and family, We are sending you all love and prayers and we know Lyle is at peace. Lyle was a great guy and always easy to talk to. We will all miss him.

  45. Our sympathy to your family. We just stopped at the car wash yesterday for a can of pop and spoke kindly of Lyle. We had alot of fun dealing cars with him. He will be greatly missed.

  46. To Lyle’s family we are so sorry, you are all in our thoughts and prayers at this very difficult time. Lyle will be missed by many.

  47. We are sorry to hear of your lost. From the great times on the Mississippi river in the summertime to the fun times @ Pike’s Peak in the fall. Lyle will be missed dearly. God Bless to you and the family.

  48. to Lyle’s family: We are so sorry for your loss. Lyle always was smiling and fun to talk to. He has a great family and more friends than a person can count! He had lots of fun in his life and hopefully reliving memories will help you through. We will always remember his granddaughter giving us tasty cookies when we pledged for Relay for Life this year. What a tribute!

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