Lyle (Heine) Eugene Fuerst


August 31, 1930 - January 7, 2017


Lyle Eugene Fuerst was born on August 31, 1930 at Delmont, SD, to Helmuth and Edith (Mills) Fuerst.  Lyle attended school in Mitchell.  On March 16, 1949 Lyle married Theresa Saukerson in Mitchell.  They lived in Carson, CO for one year while Lyle was stationed there during the Korean War.  They returned back to Mitchell and he worked at Toy Corey in the shoe repair business where he worked as a kid. He later bought the business in 1959 and operated it for thirty years.  He was a lifetime member of the American Legion, managed the Legion in Mitchell for seventeen years and Commander for Post 18.  He belonged to the 40 & 8, a member of St. Mary’s Episcopal Church and the National Guard.

He is survived by his wife, Theresa; one son, Gary of Deadwood; four daughters: Monica Evers of Mitchell, Pam Munsen of Mitchell, Tammy Fuerst (Laren Feistner) of Letcher, Vickie Blakney (Neil Hague), Deadwood; one sister, Irene Rearkick of Huron; twelve grandchildren and fourteen great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother, Lenard and two sisters, Delores Sheffield and Lola Potts.


None Scheduled


Wednesday, January 11, 2017
11:00 AM
Military Graveside Service
American Legion Cemetery
Mitchell, South Dakota

Posted by Karla Olson on January 11, 2017
So sorry to hear Prayers to all the family
Posted by Dan Rinehart on January 10, 2017
Heine used to stop at my Hardware store in Bridgewater back in the 70's and pick up shoes for our customers to repair back at the shop in Mitchell. Talked to him several times at the Midnight Star Casino in Deadwood. What a personality. RIP Heine
Posted by Bill Deter on January 10, 2017
Served with Lyle during the Korean War.Co.B 196th.A great member!Liked by all.
Posted by Jadyn Toliver on January 9, 2017
Grandpa I love you so much... I know that you'll always be watching over all of us! You were a great guy... and will be missed very much
Posted by Linda Morehead on January 8, 2017
My very deepest sympathy to Lyle's family !! He was such a great neighbor and friend and I enjoyed visiting with him so much !! I am sure going to miss him !! He was always so friendly and kind to me and my family !! You are also in my thoughts and prayers !!!
Posted by Charlie & Wanda Kobes on January 8, 2017
So sorry to all of you . Heine was a great guy that always had a story to tell . He will be missed by all that was blessed to know him . Sending all of you thoughts and prayers .
Posted by Janice Frey on January 8, 2017
I am so sorry for the passing of Lyle. No more will I hear him sing Jean Jean... He was a good uncle and will be missed. Prayers and hugs to all of the family.
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