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Walter Kamstra
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Birth: Mar. 10, 1903
Fillmore County
Minnesota, USA
Death: Sep. 4, 1946
Orient
Ferry County
Washington, USA

September 7, 1946
The Colville Examiner

W. Kamstra Killed By Rifle Bullet

Walter Kamstra, 44, a resident of Colville and vicinity for 22 years, was instantly killed about 9 o'clock Wednesday morning at his sister's home at Orient by the accidental discharge of a .22 rifle, according to Pros. Atty. Delbert R. Scoles and Sheriff Beryl Warren who investigated. During most of his residence in Stevens county, Kamstra had followed mining.

He is survived by his wife, Iva, and three small sons, Ray, Roy Walter and Donald, all at the home in Colville; two sisters, Mrs. Tilda Olson of Orient and Mrs. Ada Nelson of Colville; three brothers, Gerrit and Henry in North Dakota, and Richard in Colville. The remains were brought to Colville by the Violette ambulance and are at the Violette funeral home awaiting funeral arrangements.

September 14, 1946
The Colville Examiner

Services for Walter Kamstra, who died at the home of his sister in Orient on Sep. 4, were held the afternoon of Sep. 7 in the Violette chapel, the Rev. Donald J. Allgor officiating. Burial was in Highland cemetery. Mr. Kamstra had lived in Colville and vicinity for 23 years and followed mining as an occupation. He is survived by his wife Iva, and three small sons, all at the home in Colville; two sisters, Mrs. Tilda Olson of Orient and Mrs. Ada Nelson of Colville; three brothers, Richard in Colville, Gerrit and Henry in North Dakota. 
 
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 Parents:
  Martin Kamstra (1864 - 1942)
  Anna Kamstra (1867 - 1940)
 
 Spouse:
  Iva S Hudspeth Weldon (1912 - 1998)*
 
 Children:
  Raymond C. Kamstra (1931 - 2010)*
  Donald Eugene Kamstra (1934 - 2010)*
 
 Siblings:
  Gerrit Martin Kamstra (1891 - 1953)*
  Matilda Kamstra Olson (1894 - 1972)*
  Henry Kamstra (1895 - 1954)*
  Richard Kamstra (1898 - 1973)*
  Ranso Kamstra (1900 - 1944)*
  Walter Kamstra (1903 - 1946)
  Ada Cora Kamstra Nelson (1905 - 1982)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Located in Highland 3rd addition center section
 
Burial:
Highland Cemetery
Colville
Stevens County
Washington, USA
 
Maintained by: Rex
Originally Created by: ChuckNorris
Record added: Aug 12, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 40611600
Walter Kamstra
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Walter Kamstra
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