John Frederick Nystrom

Jul 7, 1925 – Oct 7, 2017

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John was raised on a farm in Marysville, WA.  He loved to tell stories about the orchards, chickens and gardens.  He served in the Navy, mostly in the Panama Canal.  He was very proud of his military service and wore his US Navy hat proudly on many occasions.  Later he moved to West Seattle and loved to play golf, bowl and was on several golf and bowling leagues with his friends.  John worked at Boeing and moved to Palmdale, CA to work on the B-One Bomber Project. That is where he met and married Grace Ann Ferrero.  After retirement, John & Grace moved to Shelton WA and lived on Lake Limerick and Limerick Golf Course before moving to Olympia WA.  John was proud of his Swedish heritage.  He was a great story teller, enjoyed hardtack, pickled herring, swedish pancakes as he reminisced.  He isloved and will be greatly missed by so many friends and family.

Survived by: His loving wife Grace Ann Nystrom, daughterShirley, (son in law Jerry), granddaughter Kelsey, (husband Kyle), stepdaughters Debora and Patti, stepson (the late) Andrew Ferrero, step grandsons Ron and Spencer and step great grandson Indiana.


Kraig and Pam Kennedy
Seattle, WA
Oct 13, 2017

We send our condolences to Uncle Fred's immediate family and pray for your peace and hope during this time of loss. May the good memories of your husband, father, & grandfather encourage you and may you know that you are surrounded by loving friends and family.

Kraig and Pam

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