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Capt Simon Peter Walters
Birth: Jan. 12, 1926
Garyton
Porter County
Indiana, USA
Death: Sep. 29, 2004
Rehoboth Beach
Sussex County
Delaware, USA

CAPTAIN SIMON P. WALTERS Age 78, passed away on Wednesday, September 29, 2004. He was born on January 12, 1926 in Garyton, Indiana, the son of George W. and Eva Walters. He was a Rehoboth Beach, Delaware resident for 2 years, formerly of Portage, Indiana. He was married to Eileen Schiess in 1945 and she preceded him in death in 1975. He married Mary "Jennie" Moriarity in 1975. He was the first paid firefighter for Portage under the first fire chief, Joseph Erdelac and retired at the rank of captain in 1984. He worked for many years at the Street Department and retired from the city on September 5, 1986. On August 6, 1992, the Portage Fire Department named a new fire truck in his honor. He is survived by his loving family, his wife, Jennie of Rehoboth Beach, Delaware and his 8 children, who lovingly called him Dad are, Bob (Ruth) Walters of Valparaiso, Ray (Regina) Walters of Hobart, Kathy (Charlie) Heckman of Portage, Linda Kozlowski of Schererville, Maureen Walters of Valparaiso, Peggie Sams of South Haven, Beth (Tony) Ramsey of Portage and Lisa (John) Edmonds of Delaware, 34 grandchildren and 30 great grandchildren; 2 sisters, Alice Felty of Lebanon and Elsie (Bob) Barrett of California; his 5 other children, who affectionately called him Papa are Joe (Patty) Pedone of Delaware, Vic (Char) Pedone of Portage, Dino (Sandy) Pedone of Portage, Tony Pedone of Arkansas, and Mary (Rick) Garner of Delaware, nieces and nephews, many other family members and loving friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, his first wife, Eileen Walters, 2 brothers, Frank and George Walters; 4 sisters, Elizabeth Stevens, Anne Marshall, Christina Cipko and Susan Wilson. A visitation will be held on Sunday, October 3, 2004 from 2-8 p.m. at the Engel Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held on Monday October 4, 2004 at 10:00 a.m. at the Engel Funeral Home, 2700 Willowcreek Road, Portage, Indiana 46368. with Father Sammie Maletta officiating. Interment in Calvary Cemetery, Portage. For information please call (219)762-8595.
Published Post Tribune October 2, 2004 
 
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 Parents:
  George Washington Walters (1886 - 1950)
  Eva M Bierele Walters (1891 - 1952)
 
 Spouse:
  Margaret Eileen Schiess Walters (1926 - 1975)*
 
 Children:
  Maureen Sue Walters Starr (1958 - 2005)*
 
 Siblings:
  Guy Theodore Walters (1905 - 1909)**
  George W Walters (1908 - 1908)**
  Elizabeth Walters Stevens (1913 - 1940)*
  Christina Walters Cipko (1914 - 2004)*
  Anna Walters Marshall (1915 - 2002)*
  Frank Paul Walters (1917 - 1975)*
  Alice Katherine Walters Felty (1921 - 2012)*
  George W. Walters (1923 - 1956)*
  Simon Peter Walters (1926 - 2004)
  Susan Dorothy Walters Wilson (1928 - 1990)*
  Elsie Theresa Walters Barrett (1930 - 2006)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Calvary Cemetery
Portage
Porter County
Indiana, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 41.57288, -87.1998
 
Created by: Kathy in NW Indiana
Record added: Oct 05, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9555926
Capt Simon Peter Walters
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- Kathy
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