Douglas Lytle, 65, Wyocena

January 5, 2019

Douglas Lytle, 65, of Wyocena, passed away in the early hours Jan. 1, 2019, at St. Clare Hospital in Baraboo, after encountering numerous health problems that included by-pass surgery, dialysis, arthritis and infection ending with amputation.

He was born Feb. 1, 1953, to Max and Doris (Hawley) Lytle. Doug proudly served his country for four years in the U.S. Air Force in the Philippines. He was an avid reader of books on planes, loved to go to the EAA air show in Oshkosh, and attended many fly-in breakfasts. He also enjoyed the Green Bay Packers and many other types of sports.

Doug was employed at Ray-O-Vac in Portage for 29 years and then worked some other part-time jobs including at American Girl.

Survivors include his father, Max Lytle; sister, Karen Lytle; and aunt, Maxine Kampstra.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Doris.

Funeral services with full military rites will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 8, at Wyocena Community Church, with the Rev. Mark Brandel officiating. Interment will follow at Wyocena Cemetery. Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. until the time of services. In lieu of flowers, memorials will be given to the Salvation Army in Doug’s memory.

The family is very grateful to Pastor Mark and Wyocena Community Church for their support, the prayers for Doug, and the staffs of St. Mary’s Hospital and the Golden Living Center in Wisconsin Dells for the care they gave Doug. Online condolences may be made at www.grassefs.com. Grasse Funeral Service in Pardeeville is serving the family.

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