Walter W. Sylstad, 76, McIntosh, MN passed away on Sunday, February 9, 2020 at Bethany Retirement Living, Fargo, ND.
Walter Winton Systad was born May 22nd, 1943 to parents Willie and Ione (Droppo) Sylstad at Bagley, Minn. He grew up in Fosston, Minn. and spent most of his summers in Gonvick helping on his uncle’s farm. He graduated in 1961 from Fosston. He married Linda Sherlock in 1973 at Manvel, North Dakota. They had two sons, Mark and Mike. He worked on the ore ships for United States Steel for 32 years, retiring in 2000.
Walter is survived by his wife Linda, two sons, Mark (Hannah) and Mike (Brittany), and two grandsons, Brenner and Isak. Other survivors include one brother, Richard Underdal of Sauk Rapids, and a sister, Dorothy Lee of Fertile.
Walter was preceded in death by two granddaughters Ainsley & Olivia Sylstad, one sister Marilyn, and one brother Gordon.
Visitation: Monday, February 24, 2020 from 10 AM until 11 AM at Our Saviors Lutheran Church, McIntosh, MN.
Celebration of Life: Monday, February 24, 2020 at 11 AM at Our Saviors Lutheran Church, McIntosh, MN.
Military Rites: Monday, February 24, 2020 following the service at the church.
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