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William Walter

March 3, 1933 — September 2, 2017

William Walter

William "Bill" E. Walter March 3, 1933-September 2, 2017 William "Bill" E. Walter, 84, of La Porte, Indiana, passed away Saturday, September 2, 2017 at his home in La Porte, Indiana. He was born March 3, 1933 in La Porte, Indiana, the son of Lorenzo Walter and Edna (Shipton) Walter. William retired in 1991, after 20 years as a route man for United Beverage. He served in the United States Army from 1951-1954. He was a member of the American Legion Post #83 of La Porte. Bill enjoyed playing cards with his friends at the "Friday afternoon Euchre Club". On October 2, 1954, in La Porte, Indiana, he married Nina (Rutherford) Walter who preceded in death October 28, 1991. He is survived by his two sons, William R. (Moneta) Walter of La Porte, IN, Terry L. (Diane) Walter of La Porte, IN; daughter, Marilyn D. (John) Dannar of Mishawaka, IN; six grandchildren, Tracy, Billy, Leighton, Lindsey, Summer, Andrew; seven great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, Lorenza Walter and James Walter; two sisters, Frances Galloway and Celia Mullins. Arrangements are being entrusted to Haverstock Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 602 Maple Ave., La Porte, IN where the family will receive friends Wednesday, September 6, 2017 from 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. and Thursday, September 7, 2017 from 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. A life celebration will be held at Haverstock Funeral Home, Inc., Thursday, September 7, 2017 at 10:30 a.m, with Pastor Ben Crostreet, officiating. Interment will follow at the Pine Lake Cemetery, LaPorte, Indiana where a military service will be conducted by the American Legion - VFW Honor Guard. Memorial contributions may be made to the Disabled American Veteran, 2301 Ohio Street, Michigan City, IN 46360. Online condolences may be made at www.haverstockfuneralhome.com. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of William "Bill" E. Walter please visit our Sympathy Store.

Cemetery Details

Pine Lake Cemetery
1367 Pine Lake Road
LaPorte, IN, 46350

Visitation

SEP 6. 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM (CDT)

Haverstock Funeral Home, Inc.

602 Maple Ave.

La Porte, IN, 46350

Visitation

SEP 7. 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM (CDT)

Haverstock Funeral Home, Inc.

602 Maple Ave.

La Porte, IN, 46350

Funeral Ceremony

SEP 7. 10:30 AM (CDT)

Haverstock Funeral Home, Inc.

602 Maple Ave.

La Porte, IN, 46350

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