Nyle Richard Hartwig, 89

Nyle Richard Hartwig, 89, of State Center, passed away on Tuesday, September 5, 2017, at the Iowa River Hospice Home in Marshalltown.

Funeral services for Nyle will be held on Friday, September 8, 2017, at 11:00 a.m. at St. John Lutheran Church in State Center. Visitation will be held on Thursday September 7, 2017, from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. also at the church. Memorials may be directed to the Iowa River Hospice Home, St. John Lutheran Church or to the Orphan Grain Train. For more information or to send a condolence, please visit www.mitchellfh.com or call 641-844-1234. Mitchell Family Funeral Home is caring for Nyle and his family.

Nyle Hartwig was born on August 31, 1928, north of Colo at his home, to Orville (O.G.) and Mayme Bader Hartwig. He attended country school then graduated from Colo High School in 1946. After high school, Nyle attended Iowa State College in Pre Veterinary. On June 25, 1950, Nyle was united in marriage to Joann Becvar at St. John Lutheran Church. Nyle was a lifelong farmer as well as worked for Spread-All Manufacturing making farm equipment. He enjoyed fishing and gardening and most importantly was a wonderful Christian, husband, father and grandfather.

Nyle is survived by his wife of 67 years, Joann. Children: Richard (Gretchen) Hartwig, of Colo, Russell (Jane) Hartwig, of Davenport, Ruth Ann (Mike) Bartine, of State Center, and Ronna (Arden) Greiner, of Colo. Grandchildren: Kerry (Brandi) Hartwig, Kelly (Daniel) Lindemeier, Allen Hartwig, Amy (Darren) Hess, J.D. Jones, Grant Jones, Sam Hartwig, Jeff (Sara) Bartine, Eric (Sarah) Bartine, David Greiner and Kristine Greiner as well as fourteen great grandchildren and other family and friends.

Nyle is preceded in death by his son Ray Hartwig; parents Orville and Mayme; grandchildren Matthew Hartwig and Michael Greiner as well as his sister Marjorie Henze.