Lyle Owen Wilson
He was born November 1, 1931 in Readlyn, Iowa to Ralph and Marjorie Wilson. Lyle joined two older brothers, Leslie and Wesley who are both deceased. Lyle married Vera Kathleen Giesbrecht on May 30, 1952 at Salt Creek Baptist Church, near Dallas, Oregon.
His family moved from Iowa to Missouri when Lyle was 10 years old. He attended grade school and high School in Fordland, Missouri. Lyle & his parents moved to Hillsboro, Oregon in 1948, the summer before his Senior year of High School. He graduated from Hillsboro High School.
His college education started at Powellhurst Bible College in Portland, Oregon, continuing to Lewis & Clark College receiving a BA degree, and Multnomah University, the THB degree.
He was ordained to the Gospel Ministry in June, 1959.
He pastored Sunrise Baptist Church, Portland, OR; Madras Conservative Baptist Church, Madras, OR; Tri-City Baptist Church, Myrtle Creek, OR; Woodburn Baptist Church, Woodburn, OR; and was Visitation Pastor at Mid-Valley Community Church, Woodburn, OR.
Lyle is survived by his wife Vera, his children: Jim Wilson, Mesa, AZ, Joanne Wilson, Brookings, OR, & Joyce Kau, Tigard, OR, 4 grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren.
A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, January 12, 11:00 a.m. at Mid-Valley Community Church, 591 Gatch St., Woodburn, OR 97071. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Lyle Wilson Memorial Scholarship Fund in care of Mid-Valley Community Church.