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In Memory of Lyle H. Mickschl

Gathering of Family and Friends

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Monday May 16, 2022
O'Connell Family Funeral Home
520 11th Street South
Hudson WI, 54016

Prayer Service

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Monday May 16, 2022
O'Connell Family Funeral Home
520 11th Street South
Hudson WI, 54016

Lyle H. Mickschl, age 90, of Hudson, WI, died on May 8, 2022 at his home in Hudson, surrounded by family.


Lyle was born on July 21, 1931 in LaCrosse, WI to John and Ada (Bendel Morrison) Mickschl. He grew up and attended school in LaCrosse, and graduated from Central High School in LaCrosse, the class of 1949.  He went on to join the United States Army and received the Good Conduct Medal and National Defense Service Medal. Upon his discharge, he was united in marriage to Marian Bantle on September 8, 1951. He later obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from UW-LaCrosse. After being blessed with three sons and a daughter, their family moved to Michigan, and then later settled in Hudson, where Lyle began his career with 3M as a Process Engineer, eventually retiring in 1992. They were blessed with one more son.


Lyle enjoyed being outdoors, camping and fishing with his family. After retirement, him and Marian took a month-long trip to Australia and New Zealand, creating many lasting memories along the way. He also enjoyed his time with the Hudson Boosters, Special Olympics, Hudson American Legion, and the 3M Wizards.


He is survived by his children: Gerald (Jean), James, Debra (Glen) Hartman, John, and Ron (Lori); grandchildren: Kevin Hartman, Cassandra (Aaron) Smith, Keaton Hartman, Karrington Richardson, Abigail Mickschl, and Ashley Mickschl; and great-grandchildren: James Hartman, Everlee Smith, Alayah Hartman, and Logan Hartman. He is preceded in death by his wife, Marian; and 3 brothers and 2 sisters.


A Gathering of Family and Friends will be from 2:00-5:00 p.m. on Monday, May 16, 2022 at the O’Connell Family Funeral Home, 520 S. 11th St., Hudson with a prayer service at 3:00pm at the funeral home. Interment at Asbury Cemetery in LaCrosse at a later date.

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    • Lyle has always been part of our family. My brother Steven Mickschl and I ( Gail Mickschl ) always loved spending time with Uncle Lyle and Jean his wife . Steven spend more time with Lyle over the years . I would see him while traveling to the Lacrosse area .
      He was made me feel welcomed
      I will miss seeing him and Jean .

    • To all friends and family of Lyle Mickschl: As a long time friend of Lyle’s it saddens me to learn of his passing. Lyle was a great supporter of the Hudson schools and the many programs that were offered to all of the residents of Hudson. He and I formed our friendship beyond the normal parent teacher thru our love of sports specifically basketball. I frequently had open gyms for anyone who wanted some additional hoop time. He loved the playing and the interaction between players. His love for his family was always apparent. Lyle was a special guy.