|Birth: ||Dec. 17, 1883|
|Death: ||Apr. 8, 1969|
Obituary text from the 10 Apr 1969 edition of the Lakefield Standard:
Funeral services will be held here Friday at 2 p.m. at the United Methodist church for Walter Child, 85, who died Tuesday at 10 a.m. at the Lakefield hospital, where he had been a patient since March 10. Death was attributed to the complications of age.
Rev. Stanley Williams will be in charge of the services and burial will be in the Lakefield cemetery. Friends may call at the Rost Funeral Home any time before the funeral.
Walter Child was born Dec. 17, 1883, in Jackson county. He was a lifelong resident of the county and resident of Lakefield for many years. He was married to Clara Lewis in Lakefield on june 30, 1926.
He taught school in the early days and later served as civil engineer and was county surveyor for many years. He also was a drainage engineer. He served as village clerk for Lakefield for several years and also was substitute mail carrier at the local post office. He was a charter member of the Lakefield Commercial club and was a member of the local Methodist church.
Surviving are his wife Clara and two nephews: Richard Child of Minneapolis and Dean Child of Forrest Park, Ill.
Clara Lewis Child (1881 - 1972)*
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