Wallace E. Nyrop

Wallace E. Nyrop

1920 – 2010

Wallace Earl Nyrop, 90, died Monday, October 11, 2010 in Norfolk, VA.

Born in Elgin, NE, he was the son of the late Martin Edwin and Vesta Alice Kelly Nyrop and was the husband of the late Yun Joon Lee Nyrop.

Mr. Nyrop was a veteran, having served in the United States Army during both World War II and the Korean War.  He later retired as civil engineer with Stanley Consultants where his work allowed him to live overseas for many years.

He was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church.

Mr. Nyrop is survived by his daughters, Virginia N. Bald and husband Stephen of Norfolk, VA and Sonya Nyrop and husband Ed Cornejo of Riverside, CA; a sister, Elsie Nyrop Forbes of Maryland; a brother, Richard Nyrop of Richmond, VA; and two grandchildren, Kai and Elijah.  In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Edward Nyrop.

A graveside funeral service will be held on Thursday, October 14, 2010 at 11 a.m. at West Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Twiford’s Memorial Chapel on Thursday from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m.

Twiford Funeral Homes, Memorial Chapel, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is serving the Nyrop family.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.twifordfh.com.