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Matthews III, Lyle B.
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Obituary from Omaha World Herald, December 31, 2014:
Matthews III, Lyle B. Mar 16, 1947 - Dec 29, 2014 Age 67 of Omaha. Born March 16, 1947 to Lyle B. Matthews, Jr. and Nadine Wildberger Matthews in Quantico, VA. Lyle graduated from Frankfurt American High School in Frankfurt, Germany in 1965 and graduated Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH in 1969. Later he entered the USAF and retired as Lieutenant Colonel on September 30, 1992. His proudest achievement was working on the National Aerospace Plane. While serving in the military he earned his Master's Degree from California State College Stanislaus. After retiring from the Air Force, Lyle worked for a time at the Omaha Public Schools. In 1998 he went to work at Cargill Inc. in Blair, NE and retired as a Technical Trainer in 2012. Lyle loved fishing, cooking, ocean vacations and was an accomplished avid golfer. He attended St. Paul UMC in Omaha. Preceded in death by his parents, Lyle B. and Nadine Matthews; brother, Brian Matthews; step-daughter, Shannon Steinbach; step-granddaughter, Hope Megan Steinbach. Survived by his wife Crystal Matthews; daughters, Sarah (Mark) Leraas, Allison Matthews; step-daughter, Molly (Brian) Schutte; sister, Karen Matthews; grandchildren, Torrell and Kianna Booker, Katie Steinbach, Brendan and Abby Schutte; niece, Miranda Matthews. MEMORIAL GATHERING, Friday, 12-2pm with Military Honors at 2pm at Braman Mortuary (72nd St. Chapel). To leave a condolence, visit www.bramanmortuary.com BRAMAN MORTUARY - 72nd St. Chapel 1702 N. 72nd St. 402-391-2171