Lyle H. Eisenlohr


Lyle Harold Eisenlohr, 69, of Pennock, died Friday, December 11th at Sanford Broadway Medical Center in Fargo, ND. His funeral will be 11:00 am, Thursday, December 17th at Redeemer Lutheran Church in Willmar (livestream at with burial to be in Sunset Cemetery in Montevideo. Visitation will be from 5-8 pm, Wednesday, at Harvey Anderson Funeral Home in Willmar and continue one hour prior to the service at the church on Thursday.

Lyle was born February 2, 1951, in Montevideo, MN, the son of Harold and Ethel (Strand) Eisenlohr. He grew up in rural Montevideo on a farm. He attended country school until 6th Grade and then attended Montevideo High School. He was active in FFA and graduated in 1969. Lyle served in the National Guard from 1969-1975.

Lyle loved his animals, family and friends. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, motorsports, football, baseball and farming. He was always a farmer at heart and loved to help relatives and friends with any farm work. He enjoyed going to Hobo Park in Starbuck, MN where he would try to out fish his wife. He was a loving husband, father and brother.

On October 25, 1980, he was united in marriage to Kathleen Moren at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Montevideo. They have 40 years of marriage and raised two children, Todd and Chad. They lived in rural Benson, MN before moving to Pennock, MN in 1986.

Lyle worked as a Furniture Salesman for S&F Supply in Willmar, MN for 30 years before retiring. The past couple years he worked part time at Surplus Warehouse as a Salesman in Willmar.

He was baptized at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Montevideo and confirmed at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Grace Township, Swift County. He has been a longtime member of Redeemer Lutheran Church in Willmar where he sang in the choir.

Surviving are his wife of 40 years, Kathleen; sons, Todd and Chad, both of Pennock; and siblings: Diane (and Doug) Anderson of Boyd; Dorene (and Ken) Schmitz of Big Bend and Lynn (and Randy) Johnson of Willmar.

He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Derald, brother in-law, Scott Eschen, mother and father-in-law Donald and Delores Moren, sister-in-law, Sharon Moren.

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