Lyndon Lane Sheplee, age 64, of Cokato, died suddenly Thursday, June 14, 2012, as the result of a motorcycle accident in French Lake Township.
He was born Nov. 20, 1947, in Winnebago, MN, the son of Kenneth and Elva (Lane) Sheplee.
Lyndon grew up in Huntley, MN and graduated from Huntley High School. He went on to Mankato State College and graduated with a degree in education.
Lyndon taught school in Northome, MN for three years, before going on to Brown Institute to receive a degree in radio broadcasting.
He pursued a career in sports broadcasting, working in several locations including Cape Girardeau, MO, and Hutchinson and Buffalo, MN.
He has been a resident of Cokato the past 20 years.
Lyndon enjoyed sports of all kinds; he had an amazing memory for sports statistics. He also enjoyed reading, politics, history and current events. Family was especially important to Lyndon.
Survivors include his brothers, Ardie (Fran) of Red Wing, and Merv (Barbara) of New Prague; a sister, Anita (Curt) Sanborn of Cokato; and several nieces and nephews.
Lyndon was preceded in death by his parents, Kenneth and Elva Sheplee.
A memorial service took place Wednesday, June 20 at 11 a.m. at First Baptist Church of Cokato. Interment was at Verona Township Cemetery in Winnebago.
Arrangements were by the Swanson-Peterson Funeral Home of Cokato.