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Dixon - Lyle V. Brown, age 79, of Woodland Shores (Dixon) died Monday, May 1, 2012 at his home.

Lyle was born June 13, 1932 in Sullivan, IL, the son of Charles and Neva (Kearney) Brown. He married Ada Mae Burkitt, October 26, 1963 in Mattoon, IL. He served his country with the US Army in the Korean War.

Surviving is his wife, Ada Brown; two daughters, Carolyn Janssen of LaSalle, and Cathalean Sofolo of Rock Falls; two sons, F. David (Darlene) Taft of Dixon, and F. Dennis (Diana) Taft of Dixon; twelve grandchildren, forty-one great grandchildren, eleven great great grandchildren, two sisters, and four brothers.

He is preceded in death by his parents, one sister, five brothers, one granddaughter, and one great great grandson.

Visitation will be Friday, May 4, 2012 from Noon-2PM at McDonald Funeral Home in Rock Falls. Funeral Service will be 2PM at the Funeral Home with Pastor Brian Vickers officiating.

A memorial has been established.