Lyle Wallace TronnesLyle Wallace Tronnes, 84, Halstad, MN, died Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013, at Sanford Health, Fargo, ND.
Lyle was born June 30, 1929 at home in rural Nielsville, MN, to John and Carrie (Lee) Tronnes. He attended District 17 School and was baptized and confirmed in the St. Petri Lutheran Church, Nielsville. He assisted on the family farm until he joined the Marines Corps in February 1952. He served during the Korean War conflict, earning the rank of Corporal. He was awarded the National Service Medal, the Korean Service Medal with 2 stars and the United Nations Service Medal. He was honorably discharged from active duty February 1954 and received an honorable discharge from the Marine Corps Reserves in February 1960.