November 20, 1944 - October 27, 2016
Elizabeth (Reynolds) Layhew-Kyle, age 71, of the Walworth County area, went Home to be with her Lord on October 27, 2016. She was born in Vega Baja, Puerto Rico, on November 20, 1944. At age three her parents brought her to the Hobart, IN, area where she grew up. She graduated from Hobart High School, and attended Moody Bible Institute of Chicago, Baptist Bible College of Scranton, PA, and Gateway Technical College in Elkhorn. She was married to David E. Layhew for 30 years, and to Brian L. Kyle for 17 years. She worked as a Secretary for 28 years; after which she studied to become a Certified Nursing Assistant. She lived in Wisconsin since 1989, and was a member of Geneva Lakes Church. Her greatest joys were her Lord, her children, and her grandchildren.
She is survived by her children, Denise (James) Vietti of MI, and David (Liane) Layhew II of Williams Bay; her grandchildren: Jacob, Sophia, and Ethan Vietti, Terrance, Tristan, Tirzah, Magdeliene, Truth, Matthew, Theodore, Mercy, Trust, Treasure, Trinity, and another grandbaby due in May of 2017; her sisters, Eva (Harry) Bradley, and Debbie Reynolds; and her brother, Jim (Margaret) Ludington.
Predeceasing her were parents, David and Felicita Reynolds; their infant son, Gary Lee Reynolds; and her first husband, David E. Layhew.
A Memorial Service is to be held at East Delavan Baptist Church on October 31, 2016. Visitation will be at 1 p.m., followed by the Memorial Service at 4 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts to the family are greatly appreciated to offset the funeral expenses and to make charitable contributions as requested by Elizabeth. Thank you to Steinke Funeral Home for all their assistance.
Comment: Obit of her first husband Dave who passed in 2007. She was a dear friend of ours - we've known her for almost 40 years