SPRINGFIELD – Joshua Nathanael Lytle, 4, of Springfield, died at 6:15 p.m., Thursday, November 25, 2010, at Cincinnati Children’s Medical Center after courageously fighting through complications from two bone marrow transplants. He was born on October 31, 2006 in Springfield, IL to Ryan and Rita Kniery Lytle and they survive.
He is also survived by 7 brothers and sisters, Antonio, Zachary, Anna and Alex Kniery, Whitney, Grant and Julien Lytle, Grandparents; Jim Kniery, Maria and Tom Bertrand, Millie Lytle, Raymond and Judy Lytle, and Barb and Larry Nelson, several aunts, uncles and cousins.
Joshua was a member of St. Patrick’s Church. He loved superheroes and adored his brothers and sisters.
Visitation: 10-11 am, Thursday, December 2, 2010 at St. Patrick’s Church.
Funeral Mass: 11 am, Thursday, December 2, 2010 at St. Patrick’s Church with Reverend Christopher House officiating.
Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery.
Memorials may be given to Fanconi Anemia Research Fund, Inc. 1801 Willamette Street, Suite 200, Eugene, OR 97401.
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