LYLE STEGEN, 80, of Decorah, died Thursday, March 13, 2014, at the Northgate Care Center in Waukon. Funeral services are at 11 a.m., Thursday, March 20, at the Big Canoe Lutheran Church, with Rev. Kathy Wicks presiding. Burial is in the Iowa River Cemetery, rural Decorah. Friends may call from 3-7 p.m. Wednesday, March 19, at the Schluter – Balik Funeral Home, 604 South Avenue, Decorah, and also after 10 a.m. Thursday morning at the church. Lyle is survived by his wife, Helen Stegen, Decorah; two sons, Lee (Jenny) Stegen, Waukon and Lloyd (special friend, Amanda Winters) Stegen, Dorchester; eight grandchildren: Joseph Stegen, Daniel Hanson, Jeremiah Stegen, Christopher Stegen, Connor Stegen, Grace Stegen, Dylan Stegen and Vaughn Stegen; one great-granddaughter, Annabel Stegen; three sisters: LaVonne Bussey, Sacramento, Calif.; Dorothy (Dave) Christen, Wadena; and Arla Schmitt, Independence; one brother, Arlan (Lois) Stegen, Cedar Rapids; one sister-in-law, Marlene (Denis) Welch, Waukon; one brother-in-law, Dr. James “Jim” (Jerilyn) Forde, Moorhead, Minn. Lyle was preceded in death by his parents: Arnold and Mabel (Evanson) Stegen.  Daughter: Lila Stegen in 1997; one granddaughter, Sena Hanson, in 2009; two brothers, Kenneth in 1939 and Ron in 1998; his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Lloyd and Harriet Forde; two brothers-in-law, Jim Kingsley and Jack Bussey.