Norman L. Walter, 94, St. Joseph, Missouri departed this life to join his heavenly father Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at a local healthcare facility.
Norman was born May 18, 1919, Corning, Missouri to Victor Emmett and Mabel Virginia Schultz. He lived in Corning until serving with the United States Army during World War II. He served in Canada and Germany for three years. He was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church. He retired as General Manager of Seaman and Schuske Metal Works after thirty-one years of service in 1985.
On August 29, 1944, he was united in marriage to Susan Marie Cady in McPherson, Kansas. They were blessed with six children.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Charlotte Victoria Neely (Keith); sister-in-law, Dorothy Harbort (John); brothers-in-law, Harry Lyman (Virginia Cady) and Herman Andrew Cady; daughter-in-law, Judy Gayle Walter; father-in-law, Lyman James; and mother-in-law, Louise Lena Elizabeth Cady.
He is survived by his wife, Susan Marie, of the home; children, Stephen James Walter, Lenexa, Kansas, Sharon Sue King (Michael), Phoenix, Arizona, Michael Cady Walter (Joyce Marie), Pamela Kay Nagle, Mark Allen Walter and Mary Louise Barnes (Mark), all of St. Joseph, Missouri; grandchildren, Brandon Michael Walter, Kansas City, Missouri, Lyndsey Cady Jamison (Josh), Capser, Wyoming, Christopher Hayes, Council Bluffs, Iowa, Stephanie Preston (Ken), Flagstaff, Arizona, Dr. Bryan Lee Nagle, Moberly, Missouri, Grant Thomas Nagle (Wendy), Ty Mantle Nagle, Colby Allen Walter, all of St. Joseph, Missouri, Cady Mariah Walter, Kansas City, Missouri, Nicolas Walter Barnes, St. Joseph, Missouri, Sage Marcus Barnes, St. Joseph, Missouri, and Keith Donham (Beverly); seven great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
Services: 10:00 A.M. Friday, St. Paul Lutheran Church. Interment Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. Thursday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory, where friends may call 5:30 P.M. Thursday. Mr. Walter will be removed from Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory to arrive at the church one hour prior to the service. In lieu of flowers the family requests contributions to be made to St. Paul Lutheran Church. Online guest book and obituary at www.meierhoffer.com.