Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday in Frye Chapel & Mortuary in Brawley for Lyle A. Stromsodt, 77, of Fountain of Youth Spa, who died Wednesday in Vencor-Ontario Hospital. Rosary will be said at 7 p.m.
Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday in St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Calipatria with the Rev. Amador Lopez officiating.
Burial will be in Riverside National Cemetery.
Mr. Stromsodt was born on July 10, 1923, in Calmar, Iowa, and was raised there. He served in the U.S. Army's 25th Infantry Division in the South Pacific during World War II from 1943 to 1945.
He married Louisette Holverson in Calmar on Oct. 17, 1946.
After the war, Mr. Stromsodt worked as a printer for the Richmond Independent in the Bay area for 35 years, retiring in 1981. He moved to Fountain of Youth Spa in 1985.