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Lyle Gordon Gill

Lyle Gordon Gill, 94, of Indianapolis, was welcomed into eternal life on Nov. 15, 2013.

Lyle was born to Grace Gertrude Logan Gill and Christian William Gill on Jan. 7, 1919, in Edinburgh.

On Aug. 27, 1948, he married Geraldine Marie Rumage, who preceded him in death.

He is survived by his two children, Marilyn Ross of Indianapolis and Thomas Gill (Jacqueline) of Granger; and three grandchildren, Brandon, Lauren and Kelsey Gill of Granger.

Lyle, known to his friends as “Speed,” was a veteran of the 145th Infantry of the U.S. Army and was awarded a Bronze Star for his service in the Asiatic-Pacific theater during World War II, including Northern Solomon Islands and Luzon.

Lyle was a salesman at Hamilton-Harris Co. in Indianapolis for 23 years, retiring in 1985. He also worked for many years at Weddle’s Drug Store in Indianapolis.

He was an avid golfer, bowler and bridge player, and he loved playing board games and card games with his family. Lyle and Geri also loved to attend antique auctions and had a booth at the Gray Goose Antique Market in Franklin for more than 25 years.

Private services will be held, with interment at Our Lady of Peace Cemetery in Indianapolis.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph County Right to Life, 2004 Ironwood Circle, Suite 130, South Bend, IN 46635.

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