March 8, 1937 April18, 2007
NORWALK - Karl "Daniel" Myntti, 70, of Norwalk, died unexpectedly Wednesday morning at Fisher-Titus Medical Center in Norwalk.
He was born March 8, 1937 in Replot, Finland, where he graduated high school and served in the Finnish Army. In 1958, he moved to the United Statews, where he served in the Army Reserves. He attended Brigham Young University and later met his wife, Ruth, in Los Angeles. Together they moved to Norwalk in 1970 and opened their floor covering business, Carpeteria.
He enjoyed cooking with his family and spending time with his grandchildren. He had a passion for golfing, boating and traveling.
He is survived by his sons and daughters-in-law, Troy and Julie Myntti, of Rocky River, and Dan and Nicole Myntti, of Lakewood; daughters and sons-in-law, Ingrid and Ebony Myntti-Wright, of Elyria, and Tina and Richard Edwards, of Medina; five grandchildren and a granddaughter on the way; brothers and sisters-in-law, Stig and Soili Oist, and Olle and Susanna Oist; sisters and brothers-in-law, Elisabet and Hans Gustavson, and Eva and Bruce Sveen, nieces and nephews, all of Stockholm, Sweden, and his beloved family in Finland and Utah. He is also survived by many members of the Carl and Emma Smith Family.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth (Smith) Myntti in 1989; and his mother, Elna E. Myntti in 1997.
Friends may call on Monday from 5 to 8 p.m. at Evans Funeral Home, 314 E. Main Street, Norwalk, where a wake service will take place at 8 p.m. A Mass of Christian burial will take place at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Paul Catholic Church, 91 E. Main St., Norwalk. The Rev. William Pifher will officiate. Burial will follow in St. Paul Catholic Cemetery.