A. Walter, 89
A. Walter, 89, of Watertown, passed away Thursday evening, July 10, 2008,
at Mar-quardt Memorial Manor in Watertown following a brief illness.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held Tuesday at 11:30 a.m. at St. Henry
Catholic Church in Watertown, with Fr. Brian Wilk, officiating.
will be in Holy Angels Catholic Ceme-tery in West Bend.
will be at the church on Tuesday from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the
may be directed to St. Henry’s Catholic Grade School or to the Lebanon
Anna Kocher was born in West Bend on June 8, 1919, daughter of Paul and
Sarah (McGinnis) Kocher.
graduated from West Bend High School in 1937.
Feb. 18, 1939, Irene married Robert G. Walter at Holy Angels Parsonage in
West Bend. They farmed most of their lives in the town of Emmet and
were married 58 years.
preceded her in death on Oct. 30, 1997.
was a member of St. Henry Catholic Church in Watertown and the Watertown
Senior Citizens Center.
loved spending time with family and friends and spending winters in Mesa,
Ariz. Irene enjoyed playing sheepshead and crossword puzzles.
include her four sons, James (Carol) Walters of Watertown; Richard (Susan)
Walter of Watertown; Kenneth (Paulette) Walter of Bakersfield, Calif.;
John (Patrice) Walter of Wa-tertown; her daughter, Judith (Larry) Reykdal
of Watertown; seven
grandchildren, Christoph and Sarah Walters; Barbara Kopplin, Janet (James)
Canino; Erica Bakeman, Caleb and Ethan Walter; three great-grandchildren,
Jessica and Benja-min Kopplin; Brittany Helms; two sisters, Marian Bohn
and Mar-guerite Lorenz, both of West Bend, nieces, nephews, other
relatives and friends.
was further preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Robert Kocher;
father-in-law Christoph Walter, mother-in-law, Anna Walter;
brothers-in-law, Phil Bohn, Henry Lorenz, Millard Laubenheimer and a
sister-in-law, Marie Laubenheimer Hughes.
The family is being served by the Hafemeister Funeral Home, Watertown, 920-261-2218, hafemeis firstname.lastname@example.org.