Todd J. Coyle, 50

Todd James Coyle, age 50, of Watertown, passed away unexpectedly Monday, Dec. 26, 2016, of heart-related causes.

He was born Nov. 28, 1966, in Minneapolis, to Hugh and Amy (Schulenberg) Coyle.

Todd was a loving husband, father, brother, uncle, godfather and friend to many.

He graduated from Howard Lake/Waverly High School in 1985.

Todd was united in marriage to Lynn Marie Fortwengler Feb. 25, 1995, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Watertown.

Todd was employed for over 20 years at UMC in Monticello.

He loved the outdoors, and cherished time spent hunting, fishing, camping, and gardening.

At church, he was strongly committed to the Knights of Columbus, and helped start the council at ICC.

He loved to spend time with his family, and he held a special place in his heart for his dog, Bella.

Todd was preceded in death by his parents, Hugh and Amy Coyle; brother Dean Coyle; niece Michelle Coyle; and nephew Mike Coyle.

He is survived by his wife, Lynn; daughters Abby and Madeline; siblings Steve (Cheryl) Coyle, Deb (Ted) Hanson, Carmen Coyle and John Grove; sister-in-law Pam Coyle; as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial took place Saturday, Dec. 31 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Watertown, with a gathering of family and friends from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. in the church, prior to Mass.

Arrangements were with the Iten’s Watertown Funeral Home.

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