Obituary for Stephanie Diane Lyle

Stephanie Diane Lyle was born in Englewood, CO on April 10, 1983 to Jeffrey Dean Bernard and Beverly Diane Bernard. Stephanie has one brother Jeffrey Jr. who resides in Marble Falls, TX with his wife Ashley and daughter Brighton.

Growing up in Brighton Colorado, Stephanie and her brother played together for hours. They were best friends and adored each other.

Stephanie attended school in Brighton and graduated from Brighton High School in 2001 and went on to attend Northern Colorado University in Greely, CO. In 2005 Stephanie graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education. After graduation, Stephanie went to work at Northeast Elementary School in Brighton where she taught Kindergarten for six years.

On July 1, 2011 Stephanie married the love of her life James Lyle and in 2013 were blessed with their first child, Nathan. Two years later they welcomed a daughter Aleigha and then in 2017 their third bundle of joy Kaleb. After the birth of Nathan, Stephanie quit teaching to be a stay home mom, a passion that she had always dreamed of as a little girl. 

Stephanie’s hobbies included reading, creating awesome birthday celebrations for her kids and making each holiday a special event at their house.

James was stationed at Ft Bragg and they embraced raising their kids in North Carolina enjoying the coastal beaches when they had the opportunity. Stephanie and James moved to Pinehurst, NC in 2020 and have attended Sacred Heart Catholic Church where their 3 children are enrolled in Faith formation classes.

A funeral mass will be conducted 11:00 am Saturday, April 15, 2023 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Pinehurst with Rev. John Forbes officiating.

Stephanie is survived by her husband James, three children Nathan, Aleigha and Kaleb, her parents Jeff & Bev Bernard of Keenesburg, Colorado and brother Jeffrey Bernard (Ashley), Grandpa Bernard; Grandma Taylor; In-laws Jack & Joan Lyle, of Morrisville, NC, Brother In-Law Jackie Lyle (Shanna) of Cedar Park, TX, Nephew John Lyle IV and Nieces Katelynn Lyle & Brighton Bernard.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to First Health Hospice (For Camp Lost & Found) at Breast Cancer Angels at

Online condolences may be made at

Service arrangements have been entrusted to Boles Funeral Home.

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