Lyle  Vandenburg

Obituary of Lyle Vandenburg

WATERTOWN-Lyle A. Vandenburg, 90 of Watertown passed away Monday, June 5, 2017 at the Samaritan Medical Center in Watertown. 

He was born September 13, 1926 in Potsdam, NY, the son of Charles and Hilda (Fallon) Vandenburg.

Early on in his life, Lyle worked on the family farm and for his brother, Morris at his gas station.  In the mid 1950’s he was hired at Potsdam Central Schools as a bus driver for 15 years.  Lyle then went on work at SUNY Canton until retirement.

Lyle enjoyed arts and crafts, wood burning and metal engraving.  After retirement he bought and sold antiques with his wife, Lila.

He is predeceased by his parents; his wife Lila, who passed away in 2013 and one brother, Morris Vandenburg who died in 1972. 

Survivors include, his son, David Vandenburg and Paula of Watertown; four grandchildren, Krista Vandenburg, Olivia Vandenburg, Sarah Vandenburg and Charlie Ann Vandenburg.  He is also survived by one great grandchild, Abriella LaBaff.

A graveside service will be held at the convenience of the family in Hillcrest Cemetery in Parishville, New York.

Arrangements are in the care of the Ross Funeral Home in Mooers.  To offer an online condolence, please visit