Donald "Captain" HytlaApril 15th, 2020
Donald "Captain" Hytla, 75, of Tipton, Mo., passed away on Monday, April 6, 2020, at the California Care Center in California, Mo. He was born on January 20, 1945, in East St. Louis, Ill., the son of Charles Hytla and Dorothy (Woodward) Hytla, both of whom preceded him in death. Donald was united in marriage on December 31, 1979, in St. Louis, Mo. to Patricia (Norris) Hytla who also preceded him in death on January 5, 2002. Donald worked for Wonder Bread in St. Louis, Mo., Butternut Bread in Boonville, Mo., and worked at the Wagon Wheel. He owned Amy's Bar & Grill and The Loading Dock in St. Louis, Mo., he was also currently the owner of the Skylight Bar & Grill in Tipton, Mo. Donald loved to BBQ, enjoyed watching westerns, baseball, football, NASCAR, and he was well-known for his homemade horseradish. Survivors include six daughters, Judith Hytla of California, Mo., Deborah Siebert (Brian) of California, Mo., Tammy Whitman of Tipton, Mo., Kim Gibson of Tampa, Fla., Laura Malady of St. Louis, Mo., Karen Lawson (Lanny Carpenter) of Clarksburg, Mo.; five sons, James Schmoele Jr., John Schmoele, Donald Schmoele, Rodney Malady, Mike Malady all of St. Louis, Mo. He was preceded in death by five children, Donald Hytla Jr., Richard Lee Malady, Bruce Malady, Kristie Byars, Nancy Schmoele. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Memorials are suggested to the American Diabetes Association c/o the funeral home. Arrangements are under the direction of Bowlin-Cantriel Funeral Service, California, Mo.