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Obituary for Lyle Jay Creager

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Lyle Jay Creager

October 5, 1938 - December 8, 2011

Lyle Jay CreagerLyle Jay Creager, 73, passed away on December 8, 2011 due to medical problems. He was born October 5, 1938 in Morgan Utah to James and Ardella Romer Creager. Lyle attended Morgan High School. He married Donna Kay Thompson in Elko, Nevada. Their marriage was sealed in the Salt Lake Temple on February 16, 1968.Lyle was in the US Air Force. He then retired from the Federal Government and Ogden School District. He loved camping, woodwork, leatherwork and spending time with his family.Lyle is survived by his wife Donna Kaye (Thompson) Creager, his four children; Jerry (Robin) Creager; Ardell (Casey) Nelson; Kim (John) Allen and Emma (Brett) Thomas; six grandchildren; Nicole (Justin) Fowers; Michael Wolfe; Dakotah Jarman; Aaron Nelson; JJ Allen and Casey Nelson Jr.; and one great granddaughter Kiersey Fowers. Lyle is preceded in death by his parents and two brothers; James and Robert Creager.There will be no funeral held for Lyle. Lyle’s wishes were to be cremated and his ashes given to his wife. There will be a gathering held for Lyle at on Monday December 12, 2011 from 2-4 pm at the Riverdale Stake Center, 4000 S. 1150 W. Riverdale.In lieu of flowers please send donations to the Alzheimers Foundation of Utah. Online condolences may be sent to the family at


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Date: Monday, December 12, 2011

Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Riverdale Stake Center


4000 S. 1150 W, , Riverdale , UT,

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Born: October 5, 1938
Died: December 8, 2011

Condolences for Lyle Jay Creager

Linda Johnson posted on 12/14/11

We were saddened to learn about Lyle. As we think of the Creager family, we have many treasured memories of the time we spent together with all of you in the Mound Fort Ward. You were a special part of that time in our lives.Our prayers and deepest sympathy are with all of you at this difficult time.With Love,Clyde and Linda Johnson


Blaine & MaryLou Buck posted on 12/13/11

Dear Donna & Family -We were saddened to learn of Lyle's passing. We remember all the work he did with the food program at the Ogden School District, along with you. We also remember the friendship of both of you, especially when you help haul furniture to our cabin at Bear Lake.Again, our sincerest condolences.Blaine & MaryLou Buck


Virginia Happy Hulet Fry posted on 12/13/11

My Dear Donna:I am so very sorry that Lyle has passed on. To be truthful I really didn't know you had married Lyle. I went to our year books the verify your name. You know - Emerson told me you lived in Ogden - How dump can I be.If you have time - I would love to have you call me. I looked for your phone number in the phone book - but could not find one.I did marry Herald R Fry - We live on Island Rd right close to were he was raised as a child.Truly - I feel bad that you lost your sweetheart.Happy Hulet Fry512 W Island RdMorgan, Utah 84050Phone - 1-801-829-6287email -


Merle Romer posted on 12/13/11

Dear Creagers,We were sorry to hear of the death of Lyle. We remember him in his youth and the older sisters had much fun with him. The obituary reads that he had a good life. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Merlin and Margrette Romer's girls: Lola Ravsten, Linda Conder, Mary Ann Anderson, Merle Romer, and Vickie Anderson.


Jason & Julie Baker posted on 12/13/11

Sending our love and prayers to all of you. May you find comfort and joy now and in the days ahead.


Ethel Wiimmer posted on 12/13/11

Prayers are with you at this time. May the Good Lord give you the comfort that you need to get through the days ahead. He will be missed by those that knew him.


Becky Bullock Taylor posted on 12/13/11

I spent many hours in your home as a child hanging out with Emma. Thank you for the kindness you gave a little girl many, many years ago. I always felt very welcome and you made me feel like I was a part of your family. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this sad time. May the Lord bless and comfort you.Becky Bullock TaylorMound Fort Ward


Roma Jean Bourne posted on 12/12/11

Sorry we won't be able to be at the gathering today. Please know we are thinking of your family and we offer our condolences. Love the Hill Cousins, Roma Bourne, Lola Coombs, Beverly Estep, Blaine Hill, and Bernard Hill.