Kyle spent his childhood in Hampton, graduating from Hampton Community High School in 1973 and from Luther College in 1977.Kyle was a proud member of the Luther football team, joined the student coaching staff, scouted for the team for several years and remained a loyal Norse fan for life. Wartburg football game from 1973 onwards and had many dear friends in the Luther community.After graduating from Luther, Kyle began his 33-year career with the Greene Community School District, first as a physical education teacher and coach and later as the guidance counselor.He received his master’s degree from Iowa State University and served as President of the Iowa School Counselors Association.After retirement, she took on contract work in addition to the many duties required of a farmer’s wife.Linda loved her post-retirement work as the District One Trustee and Chairman for the Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame & Western Heritage Center.She also loved to stay in contact with her many friends and family no matter where they lived, and she just loved visiting with people.
Kyle passed away on Thursday, August 24, 2017 at his home in Greene, surrounded by family after a long and courageous battle with cancer.
Sue was born to James Taylor and Agnes Montney Taylor on April 9, 1953, in Dearborn Michigan.
Sue was part of a large family, the fifth child in a set of nine, which includes: Maryann, Margaret ("Lucille"), James ("Rick"), Larry, Sue, Paula, Tom, Cathy and John.
In 1991, Diane was recognized as Nebraska’s Teacher-Scholar by the National Endowment for the Humanities.
The award made it possible for her to write and publish “Sharpie: The Life Story of Evelyn Sharp, Nebraska’s Aviatrix.” Diane belongs to several aviation organizations, has been published in journals and periodicals and has presented at national conferences.