Delta resident Lyle Vocke died Feb. 28, 2013, at Delta County Memorial Hospital. He was 64.
A celebration of life will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, March 9, at the Vocke residence at 738 1575 Road in Delta.
Lyle Gene Vocke was born in Lamar March 23, 1948, to Lewis and Ester (Barr) Vocke. He spent his early childhood in Lamar until his family moved to Olathe. He graduated from Olathe High School.
After graduation he moved to Alaska and worked on a fishing barge. While in Alaska he was drafted into the U.S. Navy. After serving his country he moved to Denver, and later moved back to Olathe, then Delta where he lived for the past 12 years.
He married Deana Daniels Aug. 28, 1995, in Olathe.
Mr. Vocke was a Christian and enjoyed hunting, gardening and spending time with his wife and two dogs, Curly Joe and Little Moe.
He is survived by his wife, Deana Vocke of Delta; his mother, Ester Vocke of Wewoka, Okla.; a brother, Harley Vocke of Olathe; and two sisters, Yvonne Bumgardner of Wewoka, Okla., and Carlena Vocke of Nebraska.
He was preceded in death by his father, Lewis Vocke; and a sister, Connie Miller.
Arrangements are being handled by Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory.
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