He was born July 28, 1965 in Hudson, S.D., the son of Jerald and Luella (Klingenburg) Feenstra. He graduated in 1983 from Le Mars Community High School and earned a degree at Northwest Iowa Technical College Sheldon.
He worked for various businesses in the Red Wing, Minn., area consisting of maintenance engineering and mechanical work.
Lyle's most recent employer was Gemini in Cannon Falls, Minn., and he very much enjoyed working there.
He had many hobbies including four wheeling, motorcycling, snowmobiling, boating, skiing, camping, and hiking. He was treasurer for the Borderline 4X4 Trailseekers.
Lyle had a passion for cars, whether it was buying, selling, or just fixing them.
His favorite pastime was gathering around a bonfire with friends and family.
Survivors include two brothers, Jim (Gloria) Feenstra of Maurice, and Gary Feenstra of California; two sisters, Sandra (Roger) Hammerstrom of Woodward, Okla., and Karla (Alan) Colby of Ackley; his girlfriend, Maria Szenczi and her son, Dennis Danielson, of Bay City; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and grandparents.
A visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. today (Monday) at the Mahn Family Funeral Home, Bodelson-Mahn Chapel in Red Wing, Minn.
In lieu of flowers please make donations to the National Eagle Center in Lyle's name. The National Eagle Center is located at 50 Pembroke Avenue, Wabasha, Minn. 55981; 651-565-4989 or 877-332-4537