Walter Wilder Thayer, Sr

Walter Wilder Thayer, Sr

Birth
Louisiana, USA
Death 2 Dec 1990 (aged 69)
New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, USA
Burial Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, Louisiana, USA
Memorial ID 16998283 · View Source
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United States Navy, World War II service. Husband of Elaine Rita (Ditch) Thayer.

OBITUARY
Lafayette, LA Advertiser
Monday, December 3, 1990

WALTER THAYER
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Delhomme Funeral Home, 101 Bertrand Drive, for Walter Wilder Thayer Sr. who died at his New Orleans home at 12:54 A.M. Sunday.

Burial will be in Lafayette Protestant Cemetery.

Survivors include his wife Elaine Ditch Thayer, a daughter, Cynthia Maihles of New Orleans; a son, Walter Wilder Thayer Jr. of New Orleans; three grandchildren; two brothers, F. G. Thayer of Texas and T. J. Thayer of Grand Isles and a sister, Betty Thayer Huey of California.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Walcott Wilder Thayer and Frances Alma Cockrell of Lafayette.

He served in the Navy during world War II.

Visitation is from 6 P.M. to 8 P.M. Monday at Jacob Schoen and Son Inc. at 3827 Canal St. in New Orleans. Visitation is from 6:30 P.M. to 8 P.M. Tuesday at Delhomme Funeral Home, 1011 Bertrand Drive in Lafayette.


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  • Created by: Marc Thayer, III
  • Added: 12 Dec 2006
  • Find a Grave Memorial 16998283
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Walter Wilder Thayer, Sr (25 Jun 1921–2 Dec 1990), Find a Grave Memorial no. 16998283, citing Lafayette Protestant Cemetery, Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, Louisiana, USA ; Maintained by Marc Thayer, III (contributor 46542959) .