Services for Walter W. Sylstad

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.

Celebration of Life will be Monday, February 24, 2020 at 11 AM at Our Saviors Lutheran Church, McIntosh, MN with visitation one hour prior to the service.             



Richards Publishing

P.O. Box 159
239 2nd Ave
Gonvick, MN 56644
Telephone: (218) 487-5225

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