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Elmer Walter

August 26, 1923 ~ April 13, 2017 (age 93)

Elmer L. Walter, age 93 a resident of Greene Twp, Jay County passed away Thursday, April 13, 2017 at Bluffton Regional Medical Center in Bluffton, Indiana.  He farmed in Green Twp for many years and was a bus driver for 15 years with Jay School Corp.  He attended Union Chapel Church west of Bryant, and The Rock Church in Portland.  He was a US Army veteran of WWII.

      Elmer Walter was born August 26, 1923 in Greene Twp., the son of Arlet and Lena (Siders) Walter.  He was married March 4, 1943 to Crystal Wilson and she passed away on May 20, 1992.  He then married Betty Poling and she passed away on December 2, 2010.

Survivors Include:

1 Son- Allen Walter (wife-Stacie), Portland, Indiana

1 Daughter- Brenda Barcus (husband-Steve), Portland, Indiana

2 Brothers- Harold Walter, Pennville, Indiana

                    Ray Walter (wife-Grace), Pennville, Indiana

2 Sisters- Martha Brosher (husband-Ivan), Lindale, Texas

                Mary Mae Swearman, Springhill, Tennessee

7 Grandchildren and 5 Great Grandchildren

1 Son- Scott Walter preceded him in death

      Visitation will be held from 4-7pm on Monday in the Williamson and Spencer Funeral Home in Portland.

      Funeral services will be held at 1:00pm Tuesday in the Williamson and Spencer Funeral Home in Portland.  Pastor Mike Harris will officiate the services and burial will follow in the IOOF Twin Hills Cemetery in Pennville.  American Legion Post 211 will be in charge of military rites at the cemetery.


 Service Information

Visitation
Monday
April 17, 2017

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Williamson, Spencer and Penrod Funeral Homes - Portland Chapel
Portland, IN

Funeral Service
Tuesday
April 18, 2017

1:00 PM
Williamson, Spencer and Penrod Funeral Homes - Portland Chapel
Portland, IN


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