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Walter "Wally" Fyten

April 24, 1945 — November 7, 2020

Walter Wally Fyten, 75-year-old resident of Royalton, died Saturday, November 7, 2020 at St. Gabriels Hospital. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, November 12 at 11:00 A.M. at St. Michaels Catholic Church in Buckman with Father Kenneth Popp officiating. The burial will be held in the parish cemetery. A visitation will be held from 9:30 A.M. until the hour of service on Thursday at the church.

Walter Wally Fyten was born on April 24, 1945 in Columbia Heights, MN to the late Walter and Julia (Kuper) Fyten. The family moved to Morrison County when Wally was a young boy. They resided one and half miles South of Buckman. Wally attended school in Pierz until the 10th grade. He had a love of farming and worked for his brother, Jerry for many years on the family farm. Wally enjoyed tending to the animals and assisting with any task that was needed on the farm. He was united in marriage to Karen in August of 2004. The couple made their home in Little Falls and for the past year in Royalton. Wally enjoyed watching TV especially the Minnesota Twins and Minnesota Vikings, painting ceramics and going for walks. He volunteered for Pine Grove Zoo and the Morrison County Food Shelf in Little Falls. He will be remembered as a loving husband, brother, uncle and friend.

His memory will be treasured by his wife, Karen of Royalton ; siblings, Dennis Fyten of Anoka, Paul (Marilyn) Fyten of Fridley, Elizabeth Krahl of St. Louis, MO, Monica Dawson of Savage, Steven (Michele) Fyten of Ramsey, Mark (Stephanie) Fyten of Pierz; sisters-in-law, Betty Fyten and Judy Fyten both of Pierz and Mona Fyten of Maple Grove, Pat (Bill) Kurowski of Pierz, Linda (Jim) Gunther of Pierz and Mary (Mark) Bellefeuille of Little Falls; brother-in-law, Dale Manlick of Illinois and 13 nieces 13 nephews and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Walter and Julia Fyten; brothers, Ron Fyten, Jerry Fyten, Phillip Fyten; nephew, Shannon Fyten; niece, Stephanie Fyten-Malinowski.

Funeral arrangements are with Emblom Brenny Funeral Service, Little Falls, MN 56345

(320) 632-4393

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Thursday, November 12, 2020

9:30 - 11:00 am (Central time)

Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church

208 Broadway, Little Falls, MN 56345

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Funeral Mass

Thursday, November 12, 2020

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

St. Michael's Catholic Church

9251 MN-25, Pierz, MN 56364

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