June 17, 1920 ~ January 3, 2016
Walter was born in Rimbey, AB on June 17, 1920. He grew up on the family farm with six brothers and two sisters. At the onset of WWII, Walter joined the armed forces and devoted his life to his country. He married Margaret McGuire in 1946 and raised four beautiful daughters – Darlene (Bill), Sheila (Lawrence), Gayla (Floyd), Cheryl (John).
Margaret predeceased him in 1993. In 1995 Walter married another Margaret (Engleson) and moved to Creston, BC.
Walter passed away January 3, 2016 and will be lovingly remembered by his wife Margaret, four daughters and spouses, stepdaughter Sheila (Byron), stepson Roger, thirteen grandchildren, seventeen great-grandchildren, one brother, one sister, and numerous nieces and nephews.
The Funeral service was held Friday, January 8, 2016 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Creston, BC. Burial to follow in Rimbey, AB. Memorial Contributions may be made to Swan Valley Lodge,Box 1880, Creston, BC, or to a charity of the donor’s choice.