Wallace ‘Wally’ Waters

Nov. 23, 1933 – April 8, 2010


Wallace "Wally" Waters, 76, of Winneconne, died Thursday, April 8, 2010, at Froedtert Hospital in Milwaukee. He was born Nov. 23, 1933, in Oconomowoc, to the late Harry and Norma (Labs) Waters.

Wally served his country with the U.S. Army during the Korean War, and following his active duty, he served in the Army Reserves. On Nov. 19, 1955, Wally married his childhood sweetheart, Vicki Kulpa, in Pewaukee, and they made their home in Delafield. For 38 years, he was employed with Wisconsin Centrifugal. After retiring, Wally and Vicki moved on Lake Poygan in Winneconne. He enjoyed fishing, boating, hunting and especially entertaining family, friends and neighbors in his garage bar. Wally was a member of Lord of the Lakes Lutheran Church, Winneconne, and the Giles-Luce American Legion Post 364 of Winneconne.

Wally is survived by his wife of 54 years, Vicki of Winneconne; three sons, Scott (Karen) Waters of Dousman, Gary (Mary Beth) Waters of Slinger and Craig (Kim) Waters of Hartford; four grandchildren, Katie, Matt, Colton and Cal; one great-grandson, Cody; one brother, Larry Waters; two sisters, Jan Clark and Betty (Terry) Dow; and many nieces and nephews.

Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be held from 3 p.m. until the 5 p.m. memorial service Wednesday, April 14, at Lord of the Lakes Lutheran Church, 6090 Harbour South (corner of Highway 116 and Harbour South), Winneconne, with the Rev. Kevin Heffernan officiating. Military honors will follow the service. A memorial in Wally’s name will be established. Mueller Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 920-582-4242 or visit online at www.muellerfuneralhomeinc.com.

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