Lyle Benko Funeral Service

2016-03-05 10:00

Dear RCE Colleagues,

Please see Lyle's obituary below that provides details regarding his Funeral Mass this Saturday at 10 am in Regina at Resurrection Parish, 3155 Windsor Park Road.

--Roger

 

LYLE BENKO
March 28, 1950 – February 26, 2016
It is with heavy hearts that we announce that Lyle passed away peacefully on February 26, 2016 from complications that arose after heart surgery. He was predeceased by parents Nick and Kay, and his brother Ken. Lyle is survived by Donna, his loving wife and best friend of 43 years; his son Dean (Kirsten), his beloved grandchildren Emma and Andrew; his daughter Paula (Warren) Weber; numerous brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews. Lyle served as a teacher, administrator, and consultant in the Regina Catholic School Division for over 30 years. Following that, Lyle shared his talents at the University of Regina as a teacher in the Faculty of Education. Lyle also served as president of L*A*M*B* Consulting Inc., working internationally, nationally and provincially with Education for Sustainable Development and Climate Change. Lyle was also the Co-coordinator of the Regional Center of Expertise on Education for Sustainable Development (RCE Saskatchewan). Most importantly, Lyle was a loving and devoted husband, father, and grandfather. We are extremely grateful for the outpouring of support we have received from family, friends, colleagues, and all whose lives were touched by Lyle. The family wishes to express their appreciation for the excellent care provided by the OR, ICU, and other medical staff of the Pasqua Hospital and the Regina General Hospital. As well, we are deeply grateful for the support of the chaplains and all those who provided spiritual care. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Resurrection Parish, 3155 Windsor Park Road, Regina, SK, on Saturday, March 5, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. with Rev. John Weckend officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Lyle may be made to RCE Saskatchewan. Make cheques payable to Luther College and send c/o Dr. Roger Petry, Co-coordinator RCE SK, Luther College, University of Regina, 3737 Wascana Parkway, Regina, SK, S4S 0A2. To leave an online message of condolence, please visit www.speersfuneralchapel.com