|Birth: ||Jan. 27, 1925|
|Death: ||Aug. 13, 2011|
Esther Sophia Walter, R.N., age 86, of Toledo, Ohio, passed away Saturday morning, August 13, 2011, at the Lutheran Village at Wolf Creek. Born January 27, 1925 in Erie, Michigan, the daughter of William and Mathilda (Meyer) Huner. She married Harry T. Walter on June 15, 1946 and he preceded her in death on August 17, 2005. Harry and Esther owned and operated the former Birkenkamp Walter Funeral Home. She graduated from Monroe, Michigan High School in 1942 and graduated from St. Vincent School of Nursing in 1945. Surviving is two sons, Craig (Ellen) Walter, Toledo, Ohio, Scott (Marilou) Walter, Napoleon, Ohio; one daughter, Jan (John) Haar, Toledo, Ohio. She was also blessed with 6 grandchildren, Anthony (Angela) Marquis, Lisa (Michael) King, Todd (Kristie) Walter, Eric (Amy) Walter, Jaime (Jeff) Stewart and Aaron (Sarah) Walter; 9 great-grandchildren, along with 6 step grandchildren and 12 step great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death also by 2 brothers, Fred and Edwin Huner; 3 sisters, Augusta Sahloff, Helen Schwartz and Irma Huner, and "Mickey" their Boston Terrier. A memorial service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at the Lutheran Village at Wolf Creek Chapel, Holland, Ohio, Chaplin Ron Atkins, officiating. The interment will be made during a memorial service at Arlington National Cemetery at a later date and time. The family has suggested in lieu of flowers, please consider St. Lucas Lutheran Church or Lutheran Village at Wolf Creek. Arrangements are in care of the Walker Mortuary, Napoleon, Ohio. On line condolences may be made at: www.walkermortuary.us.com
This is the obituary from the Toledo Blade for her husband Harry Walter
Harry Thomas "HT" Walter, age 81, of Toledo, Ohio, died Wednesday evening, August 17th, 2005, at The Toledo Hospital. He was born October 9th, 1923, in Toledo, the son of Harry V. and Katherine (Egelton) Walter. On June 15th, 1946, he married Esther S. Huner, who survives in Toledo. He graduated in 1942, from Libbey High School. He served in Ardennes, Rhineland and Central Europe as an Army paratrooper during World War II and received the American Theater Ribbon, the Bronze Arrowhead and Victory Medal.
He was a former Ohio State Highway patrolman. He was a graduate of Worsham Mortuary College, Chicago, Illinois and was the owner and operator of the Birkenkamp-Walter Funeral Home of Toledo for more than 40 years.
Surviving also are two sons, Craig (Ellen) Walter, Toledo; Scott Walter, Napoleon; one daughter, Jan Ellen (John) Haar, Toledo; one brother, Jim Walter, Rota, Spain; six grandchildren, Lisa (Michael) King, Eric Walter, Todd (Kristie) Walter, Aaron (Sarah) Walter, Anthony (Angela) Marquis and Jaime Marquis; two step-grandchildren, Alison and Michael Van Horn; five great-grandchildren, Thomas King, Matthew King, Carly Marquis, Hannah King and Jackson Doyle Walter and his special boston terrier, Mickey. He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Jack Walter.
The family will be attending the 10:30 a.m. worship service on Sunday, August 21st at St. Lucas Lutheran Church, Walbridge St., Toledo, Ohio and give special thanks to Pastor Billmeijer and Rev. John Berger for their support over the years. The interment will be made during a memorial service at Arlington National Cemetery at a later date and time. The family has suggested in lieu of flowers that the memorial contributions may be made to Senior Options at Larc Lane: 1155 Larc Lane, Toledo, 43614. Arrangements are in care of Walker Mortuary, Napoleon, Ohio (419)592-6015.
Harry T. Walter (1923 - 2005)
Arlington National Cemetery
Plot: Columbarium 8-F Col 5 Row 3
Created by: Karen
Record added: Aug 16, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 75036842