Lyle Robert Judas
Lyle Robert Judas, 80, of Denver, passed away Friday, March 25, 2022, at the Cedar Valley Hospice Home in Waterloo.

Lyle was born April 2, 1941, in Waverly, Iowa, the son of Melvin and Margaret (Steege) Judas. He was baptized and confirmed at St. Peter Lutheran Church in Denver. He started his education at a rural country school outside of Denver and then attended Denver Community Schools. On November 18, 1960, he was united in marriage to Rebecca See at the Little Brown Church in Nashua. To this union, four children were born. The couple would later divorce. He was employed by White Farm Equipment in Charles City and then began working at Shield Bantam/Terex in Waverly in 1967. On August 8, 1990, he was united in marriage to Linda Porter in Cohasset, Minnesota. The couple would make their home on the family farm outside of Denver, later moving into town. He retired from Terex in April of 2003 after 36 years.

Lyle was a lifetime member of St. Peter Lutheran Church in Denver. He enjoyed farming, camping, animals, and anything outdoors. Since he was a small child he loved the annual fishing trip to Cohasset, Minnesota, and was able to enjoy one last trip in the fall of 2021. He also enjoyed watching TV, especially a good western. Above all, he enjoyed spending time with his children and grandchildren.

Lyle is survived by his wife, Linda, of Denver; four children, Rob (Sheila) Judas of Tripoli, Rick Judas of Waverly, Denise (Phil) Jardon of Exeter, California and Brian (Jacquie) Judas of Hudson; two stepchildren, Tom (Lisa) Diesburg of Humboldt and Keri Hobson of Greene; 13 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild; one brother, Richard (Patty) Judas, and one sister, Mary (Rene) DeLaRue, and numerous nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents, and two brothers, Dale and John Judas.

Memorial services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 9, at St. Peter Lutheran Church in Denver with Rev. Scot McCluskey officiating. The family will greet friends for an hour before the service at the church. Private family burial will be held in the St. Peter Lutheran Cemetery in Denver. Memorials may be directed to St. Peter Lutheran Church, Cedar Valley Hospice or the Cedar Valley Hospice Home. On-line condolences may be left at

Kaiser-Corson Funeral Home in Denver is in charge of arrangements - 319-984-5379.
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