Lyle Munson

June 8, 1934December 3, 2011

Lyle Munson of Crystal Lake, died Saturday, December 3, 2011 at Pepper Family Hospice in Barrington. He was born June 8, 1934, in Elgin, to Floyd and Emma (Baker) Munson. He married June Alcumbrac on November 12, 1955, in Crystal Lake.

Lyle was a veteran who served in the U.S. Army. He worked as a machinist at Union Special in Huntley for 43 years.

Lyle liked CB radios, computers, building rockets, fishing, camping, and had a great interest in the NASA program. He and his family took trips to Canada, the Dakotas and fishing in Arkansas. He enjoyed playing cards, especially pinochle. His favorite times were spent with his family.

He is survived by his wife June of Crystal Lake, a son Randy Munson, and three sisters, Dora (Gerald) Bauman, Sharon (Robert) Goehring, and Diane (Terry) Micklevitz, a sister-in-law Diane Munson, and many nieces and nephews, best friend Herman.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his brothers, Lowell and Dale Munson, and his sister Joyce Munson.

Visitation will be from 12:30-1:30 pm on Wed, December 7 until the time of service at 1:30 pm at Querhammer & Flagg Funeral Home, 500 W. Terra Cotta Ave., Crystal Lake. Burial will be in McHenry County Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the family.


  • Visitation Wednesday, December 7, 2011
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, December 7, 2011

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Tom and Patty Amidon

December 10, 2011

So sorry to hear about Lyle. Our thoughts are with you. Tom enjoyed working with him and I enjoyed all the fun times we had a Cub and Citibank.

Dale & Bev. Hall

December 7, 2011

We are so sorry to hear of Lyle's passing. You have our deepest sympathy.

Bill & Donna Bruno

December 7, 2011

We're so sorry, June and Randy, we send our sincere sympathy to you, both. We know that Lyle was a wonderful husband and father. You are both in our prayers, during this most difficult time.

Tom DeVries

December 6, 2011

I am saddened to hear of Lyle's passing away. He was an enjoyable person to work with. He was one of the many people who made Union Special, special.

James Bond

December 6, 2011

I always enjoyed the times, I was able to spend with Lyle. My condolences to the Family.

December 6, 2011

sorry to hear of lyle's passing. he was an outstanding person & I always enjoyed talking to him at union special. gary shulz