Tongen Lyle A., age 87. In private practice as a surgeon in St. Paul for over 30 years. Survived by wife, Veda; daughter, Mary Kirk; sons, Richard, Thomas and William; 8 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren; sisters, Phyllis Holmes and Lois Lee; brothers, Clair, Vinton and Doyle; many cousins, nieces and nephews. Private memorial service, family only. Interment Fort Snelling National Cemetery. Memorials preferred to American Heart Association or Muscular Dystrophy Association.

Published on January 20, 2002

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