Obit: Walter, Joseph George (1891 – 1963)

Contact: Betty Comstock

Surnames: Walter, Hauser, Schwallenbach, Weyer, Krebs, Scharpf, Berge, Wiczynski, Lentz

----Source: Loyal Tribune (Loyal, Clark Co., Wis.) 04/25/1963

Walter, Joseph George (19 FEB 1891 – 22 APR 1963)

Joseph George Walter, 72, Loyal, died at 10:30 Monday evening in St. Joseph’s Hospital, Marshfield, where he had been admitted earlier that same evening following a short illness.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday in St. Anthony’s Catholic Church with Rev. Norbert E. King officiating. Burial will be in the parish cemetery.

Friends may call at the Myre Funeral Home. A general rosary service is being held there Wednesday evening at 8 o’clock. A Knights of Columbus rosary will be said at 8:30.

Mr. Walter was born February 19, 1891 in the town of York and received his education in the town of York school and St. Anthony’s Catholic School. His first marriage was to Margaret Hauser on May 20, 1919 at Neillsville. She died in August of 1960. His second marriage was to Mrs. Tillie Schwallenbach on August 26, 1961 also in Neillsville.

Mr. Walter farmed in the Hinetown area until 1952 when he retired and moved to the city of Loyal. He was a member of St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, the Holy Name Society and the Knights of Columbus.

He is survived by his wife, seven daughters, Mrs. Mike (Mary) Weyer, Mrs. Robert (Dorothy) Weyer, Loyal; Mrs. Norbert(Margaret) Krebs, Mrs. Ray(Clara) Scharpf, Hartford; Mrs. Lyle(Eleanor) Berge, Milwaukee; Mrs. Jack (Anna) Wiczynski, Lannon; Mrs. Gerald (Theresa) Lentz, Wauwatosa; two sons, John of Slinger and Franklin of Loyal; one stepson John Schwallenbach, Loyal; 36 grandchildren; one sister, Miss Anne Walter, Loyal; three brothers, Anthony Walter, George Walter, Loyal; Louis Walter, Granton.

One brother and one sister preceded him in death.




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