Walter J. Nytes Jr., age 73, of Sheboygan, WI, passed away early Tuesday morning (August 28, 2018) at Morningside Health Center in Sheboygan where he had been a resident for the past 3 months.

Walter was born on July 6, 1945 in Sheboygan, WI, a son of the late Walter C. Nytes Sr. and Margaret (Korff) Nytes.

He attended Random Lake Grade School and graduated from Random Lake High School in 1965.

Walter served in the United States Army from 1965-1969 serving in Vietnam.

On October 24, 1970 he married Julia Torke at the Trinity Methodist Church in Waldo. The couple resided in Sheboygan.

Walter was employed as a Fork Lift Operator at the Sheboygan Foundry for 12 years and then was a self-employed landscaper helping many of his neighbors with their lawns until his retirement.

His wife preceded him in death on January 22, 2002.

Walter was a member of the Melvin Wester Belgium American Legion Post # 412 and was an avid fisherman.

Survivors include: His four sons: Jonathan (Angela) Nytes, Robert Nytes, Christopher Nytes and Jason (Tami) Nytes all of Sheboygan and One Daughter: Suzanne (Joe) Woods of Elgin, OK. Twelve Grandchildren. One Brother and Two Sisters: Ernest (Sheri) Nytes of Plymouth and Rose (Harold) Whipple of Sheboygan and Donna (Gregory) Blanke of Sheboygan Falls.

He is also survived by many nieces, nephews, many other relatives and friends.

Walter was preceded in death by his parents; Two Infant brothers; Three sisters: Lorraine (Lazurn) Brown, Carol (Robert) Knepprath and Lucille Gilsdorf and her husband’s: Delmar Shipper and Richard Gilsdorf.

Funeral Services will be held on Friday afternoon (August 31, 2018) at 1:00 P.M. at the Suchon Funeral Home in Plymouth. Rev. Denise Kwiatkowski, pastor of Trinity United Methodist Church in Waldo will officiate. Burial will be in the Pilgrim’s Rest Cemetery in the Town of Sherman.

Friends may call at the Suchon Funeral Home in Plymouth from 11:00 A.M. on Friday until the time of services.

The Ladewig-Zinkgraf American Legion Post # 243 will conduct military rites at the graveside following the services at the Suchon Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund is being established in Walter’s Name.

The Suchon Funeral Home and Cremation Services is serving the family. For online condolences, please visit

The family would like to send special thanks to the caring staff at Morningside Health Center for all your love and compassion given to Walter.

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