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Walter William Houdyshell
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Birth: May 24, 1914
Bunker Hill
Russell County
Kansas, USA
Death: Sep. 13, 1964
Barton County
Missouri, USA

Son of
William Washington & Anna May [nee Hagen] Houdyshell

Brother of
Walter William
Martha Mae
George Washington
David Daniel
Harvey Henry

Married Bonnie M.

U.S. Army - WWII - Tec5 19 Gen. Hosp.

Walter William Houdyshell, 50, Lamar, died suddenly at 1:50 a.m. Sunday in Memorial hospital, Lamar. Mr. Houdyshell suffered a heart attack at his home and drove his car to the hospital. He died shortly after entering the hospital. He was born May 24, 1914 in Bunker Hill, Kan., and was a son of Mr. and Mrs. William Houdyshell. He lived in Webb City prior to going to Lamar. He operated the APCO service station. Surviving ar his wife, Mrs. Bonnie Houdyshell; two brothers, George Houdyshell, Denver and Dave Houdyshell, Webb City; and a sister, Mrs. Martha Mae Berg, Marion, Kan. Services will be a 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Bruce Konantz funeral home, Lamar. The Rev. John Barth will officiate. Burial will be in Lake cemetery. Members of Jesse C. Rains American Legion post will conduct military services at the graveside.
Mr. Houdyshell is a veteran of World War II.

Walter Houdyshell
Lamar, Mo. - Services for Walter W. Howdyshell, 50 years old, who died Sunday morning in Barton County Memorial hospital, will be a 2 o'clock this afternoon at the Bruce-Konantz chapel with the Rev. John Barth officiating. Military rites at the grave will be held by the Jesse C. Rains post, American Legion. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Bonnie Howdyshell; two brothers, George Howdyshell of Denver and Dave Howdyshell of Joplin route 1, and a sister Mrs. Martha May Berg of Marion, Kan. Sept. 13, 1964 - The Joplin Globe - Joplin, Missouri

Sept. 12, 1935
Marion Co., Record
John Spachek and Walter Houdyshell of the Youngtown neighborhood, had an unusual and thrilling experience Saturday morning. They had been baling hay on a farm near Youngtown and were hauling 77 bales on a new Ford truck when suddenly they noticed the load of hay was on fire. Unable to unload the truck by hand and unable to reach water, John drove from one ditch to the other, spilling burning bales for a quarter of a mile up the road. After the bales were all off, the truck was still on fire. They drove a quarter of a mile to a farm house and extinguished the fire by water from a well. The body of the truck was destroyed, part of the cab was burned off, and the heat cracked the glass.

Information provided per Roots Web by Donna J. Schmidt. 
Family links: 
  William Washington Houdyshell (1887 - 1960)
  Anna May Hagen Houdyshell (1894 - 1955)
  Bonnie M. Houdyshell (1919 - 1994)*
  Walter William Houdyshell (1914 - 1964)
  Martha Mae Houdyshell Berg (1915 - 1999)*
  George Washington Houdyshell (1916 - 1977)*
  David Daniel Houdyshell (1919 - 1970)*
  Harvey Henry Houdyshell (1920 - 1943)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: Buried on the 15th
Lake Cemetery
Lamar Heights
Barton County
Missouri, USA
Created by: Donna Lee Wall
Record added: Jul 18, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 39610858
Walter William Houdyshell
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Walter William Houdyshell
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- Donna Lee Wall
 Added: May. 25, 2011

- Donna Lee Wall
 Added: Jul. 18, 2009

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