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Eugene W. Walter

Godfrey | Sunday, October 3 2010

Eugene W. Walter, 87, passed away at 12:00 am Sunday October 3, 2010 at his daughter residence with his family by his side while under the care of St. Anthony’s Hospice.

He was born on September 19, 1923 in Alton, the son of the late George Wesley and Bertha (Nalley) Walter.

He married Mary V. Stout on May 10, 1947 in Alton; she preceded him in death on January 14, 1978.

Eugene was an inspector for Laclede Steel retiring in 1976.  He served his country in the Army Air Force during WWII.  He was a life time member of  Alton VFW Post 1308.  He was an avid hunter and outdoorsman.

He is survived by a daughter and her spouse Gloria and Riley Mathews of Alton, brother James Walter of Alton, dearly loved friend and companion Hazel Renz of Carlinville, IL, and grandchildren Keith (Kristie) Mathews of Alton, Tracy Wallace of Alton, Dana Gabriel of Alton, Dale E. Barker, Bill Barker, Faith Millitello, Mary Herring, Yvonne Barker, and Andrea Barker and numerous great grandchildren.

His parents, two brothers Raymond Walter and George Walter, preceded him.

In celebration of his life cremation rites will be accorded, no services per his request. 

Private inurnment will be at Rose Lawn Memorial Gardens in Bethalto.

Memorials may be directed to St. Anthony’s Hospice or the American Cancer Society.

Online condolences and guest book may be found at www.eliaskallalandschaaf.com


Obit Provided By:
Elias, Kallal & Schaaf Funeral Home

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