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Robert “Bob” Nytes

Robert “Bob” Nytes

Robert "Bob" Nytes, age 60, of Quincy died at home on Monday, July 29, 2019. He was born on October 26, 1958 in Kaukauna, Wisconsin the son of Jerome and Jeanette (Hennes) Nytes. Bob married Bonnie R. Brod on June 22, 2002 in Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church. She survives.

Bob graduated with his Bachelor's Degree from the University of Wisconsin in Oshkosh. He was employed as a computer programmer for the State of Wisconsin and later at Quincy University. Bob also built computers and loved programming challenges.

Bob proudly served his country in the US Army and then in the US Air Force. While serving he worked as a mechanic and then on the aircraft black boxes until he retired from the US Air Force.

He was a member of Blessed Sacrament and the Knights of Columbus. Bob shared his love of music through his ministry of singing and playing guitar throughout his life. He and his wife Bonnie shared in music ministry at Blessed Sacrament, St. Anthony church, T.E.C., Cursillo, and played for many weddings and funerals. Robert loved the Beatles, the Packers, his family, and most of all Jesus! He was always ready to help, whether it was teaching PSR class, singing for masses, helping with VBS, fixing a friend's computer, or whatever he felt God called him to do!

Bob is survived by his wife Bonnie; children: Ben (Sara) Nytes of Quincy; Lexi (Dan) Eaton of WI; David Nytes of Bakersfield, CA; Anna (Nathan) Keller of Quincy and Gabriel Nytes of Quincy; grandchildren: Robert, Oliva and Connor Nytes; Dominic and Lilith Eaton; brothers and sisters: Pam (Raymond) Neumann, Rick Nytes, John (Beth) Nytes and James (Patricia) Nytes all of WI. Many nieces and nephews also survive.

Funeral services will be held on August 2, 2019 at 9:30 a.m. in the Duker & Haugh Funeral Home and a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. in Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church with Rev. Chris Comerford officiating. Interment in Calvary Cemetery with military honors. Visitation will be held on Thursday evening from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church. Memorials may be made to Teens Encounter Christ. The Duker & Haugh Funeral Home is handling the arrangements. www.dukerandhaugh.com

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From:
Becky Keck
Comments:
Bonnie
So sorry for your loss,
You are in our prayers,
From:
Annette Riley
Liberty, IL
Comments:
Bonnie, We are so sorry for your loss. Bob was such a nice man to know! You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers! Much love to you
Jason,Annette, Marissa &Rachel Riley
From:
Jane Peterson
Quincy, IL
Comments:
May the angels carry Bod into paradise.
From:
Sandy Schulte
QUINCY, IL
Comments:
Notes family, my sincerest condolences on this devastating loss. Bob was a beautiful person and I'm sure will be excelling in his new role as guardian angel over all of you because he loved you all so very much. Hugs and prayers please call Lana if there is anything we can do.
From:
Alvin and Connie Boone
Comments:
Very sorry for your loss Bonnie, always enjoyed hearing you two play your guitars and sing together at mass.
From:
Frank and Diane Baumgartner
Plainville, IL
Comments:
Sorry for the loss of your loved one, you have our deepest Sympathy.
From:
Deborah and Dennis Powell
Quincy, IL
Comments:
Bonnie, we are so sorry for your loss! May God grant you comfort and peace during your time of loss and sorrow. Prayers for you and your family.
From:
Debbie & Rod Davis
Quincy, IL
Comments:
Bonnie,

May God's peace be with you and may you feel Jesus' arms around you. We will sure miss Bob. He was a wonderful gentle man.

Love you,
Debbie and Rod
From:
Tracy Phillips
Quincy, IL
Comments:
Bonnie,
I'm so sorry for your loss. I will keep you and your family in my thoughts and prayers. May you find peace and comfort!
From:
Ewalt family
Quincy, IL
Comments:
Bonnie and families, We are praying for all of you. Bob will be welcomed with open arms in his new heavenly home.He will be missed here on this earth. "Toot", ,Jan ,Casey and Brandon
From:
Ellie Kasparie
Springfield, IL
Comments:
So so sorry for your loss. Sending so much love and prayers to Bonnie and family.