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Lyle Fassett

Jan. 10, 1933 - Dec. 30, 2017

Date of Service: Jan. 5, 2018

Lyle Arthur Fassett, 84, of Rupert, passed away Saturday, December 30, 2017 at Portneuf Medical Center in Pocatello. He died from a heart attack, with his entire family and wife by his side. He was born to Helen Root Fassett and Arthur Frank Fassett on January 10, 1933 in Ashtabula, Ohio. He moved with his family to Arizona when he was twelve.

Lyle met Evelyn Hibbard in Wellton, Arizona in 1949 while he worked for her dad. They were married in June of 1950. He then went to work for 7-Up, delivering sodas and in 1953, he went back to Detroit and picked up a Buick Convertible off of the show floor. They then joined a carnival with a pony ride when his oldest son Richard was three. Richard loved to ride the merry go round.

In 1963, the family moved to Minidoka, Idaho and had the Depot Grill, Bar and Store. In 1968, Lyle started farming with his wife and kids picking rock. He retired from farming when he was 59 and for a hobby, he started working on cars.

He is survived by his wife of 67 years, his children Richard (Deon) of Rupert, Phyllis (Sherm) Kopp of American Falls, Ken (Beatriz) and Ron (Maria) all of Rupert. He is also survived by seven grandchildren, six step-grandchildren, fifteen great grandchildren; a brothers Glenn, Darl and Tom and sisters Joyce, Dorothy and Polly along with numerous nieces and nephews.

The family will greet friends at a viewing held from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 4, 2017 at the Hansen Mortuary in Rupert. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, January 5, 2017 at the Rupert Idaho Stake Center at 324 East 18th Street in Rupert. A second viewing will be held for one hour prior to the funeral service on Friday. Arrangements are under the direction of Joel Heward Hansen Mortuary.

Condolences for Lyle Fassett

From Ron and Deb Anderson :
So sorry for all of the families loss of a nice man. He will be greatly missed.
From Dan Shears and Family:
Sorry for your loss.
Lyle was a friend of my father. Though out the year I have heard stories of old times of fun Dad and Lyle had of Hunting, fishing and snowmobile riding. Lyle will be greatly missed.
From Tim and Andrea Jolley:
We never ran into Lyle that he wasn't so happy to see us. We have been blessed to know him. We extend our deepest sympathy to you and your family. May you feel God's comfort today and in the days to come. Cherish the good memories.
From The Shaw's & Archuleta Family :
Our deepest sympathy to all the Fassett's , May he Rest in Peace , Thoughts & prayers to the family !
From Dean and Nicki Shears:
Sorry for your loss. Lyle was a friend to my dad. I have heard numerous hunting and fishing stories throughout the years. Hunting for elk up at Orogrande is mentioned often. Lyle was a great man and will be missed by all.
From David Shears Jr & Family:
We are sorry for your loss. Lyle was a real friend to my father and his family for many years. We all enjoyed it when he came north with his jet boat to fish for steelhead on the Salmon River. He will be greatly missed.
From Cliff and Patti Camp :
Eileen always thought of Lyle as a great big brother. I know she was still seeking his advice to the very end of her life. We are so sorry for your loss. He will be greatly missed. Thinking of all of you. Cliff and Patti Camp
From Donna L price:
It's going to be pretty lonesome without seeing you at the Chinese cafes. Seems like these last few months is the only place we ran into each other. Rest in peace Lyle my condolences to the whole family
From Doug and Connie Jackson :
We were sorry to hear of your loss. He will be missed by all who knew him.
From Delbert & Debbie Bair:
We briefly met Lyle, but he loved to talk about how he loved his family and his cars. It was through his love of cars that we had the priviliage to get to know him. Thoughts and prayers to his family.
From Lori Hoyt Diehl:
So sorry for your lost,
Lyle was so full of life and always had a smile. He always showed compassion and a spirit of joy.
May he rest in peace.
From Don and Linda Price:
Lyle was such a genuine person. What you saw was what you got. Homer thought a lot of him. Our thoughts are with you.

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