Lois Maxine Walter
Friday, May 18, 2012
12:00 PM until 8:00 PM
Winfield Funeral Home
Knoxville, IA 50138
Saturday, May 19, 2012
Lovilia United Methodist Church
Lovilia, IA 50150
|Lois Maxine Walter was born August 24, 1926, in Lovilia, Iowa, the daughter of Fred H. and Clara Ellen (Cook) Clark. Lois attended and graduated from Lovilia High School, class of 1944. After high school she attended nurses training at Ottumwa Heights in Ottumwa.
On October 30, 1944, she was united in marriage to Roscoe Wayne Walter, at the Methodist Parsonage in Oskaloosa, Iowa. Lois and Roscoe shared 56 years of marriage together and were blessed with four children. Roscoe died on January 4, 2001.
Lois was a homemaker and a caregiver all her life. She was a very active member of the Lovilia United Methodist Church, the United Methodist Women, the American Legion Auxiliary and the Order of the Eastern Star.
Lois passed away Tuesday evening, May 15, 2012, at the dementia unit of Jefferson Place in Pella, Iowa, where she had resided for over six years.
Lois is survived by four children: Dennis Walter and wife Sue of Knoxville, Harry Walter and wife Jane of Newton, Connie Lane and husband Mark of Knoxville, and Kevin Walter and wife Toni of Albia; 10 grandchildren: Kelli, Amy, Christopher, Bill, Ann, Katie, Shelly, Tony, Eric, and Amie; and 21 great-grandchildren. Lois is also survived by two sisters: Edith Barnes of Albia and Wilma Bryant of Knoxville.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Roscoe Walter; one sister Ella Visser; and six brothers: Howard, Ray, Purl, Vincent, Eugene and Harry Clark.
Visitation for Lois will be held from 12:00 noon until 8:00 p.m., Friday, May 18th, at the Winfield Funeral Home in Knoxville with Loisí family present from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, May 19th, at the Lovilia United Methodist Church with Pastor Dale Schoening officiating. Burial will follow services at the Woodlawn Cemetery in Lovilia.
Memorials have been established to the Lovilia Woodlawn Cemetery Association or to the Lovilia United Methodist Church. Condolences may be sent to www.winfieldfh.com.