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Anna P. Walter

December 20, 2016

Anna P. Walter 92, died Tuesday, December 20, 2016 at Kansas Christian Home in Newton. She was born October 7, 1924 in Augusta, Kansas to Henry L. and Winifred H. (Dowler) Creason.  Anna was the eldest of 6 daughters. She married Rueben Walter on May 1, 1970 and he preceded her in death in May of 1995. 


Anna was a member of the Newton Christian Church and an active member of the VFW Auxiliary having twice served as president. As a Gold Star wife one of her greatest joys was baking and helping others. Anna was a wonderful mother and friend to many and she will be deeply missed.


She is survived by her sons: Raymond and Tonie Polley of Palm Beach Gardens, FL and Timothy and Catherine Polley of Newton, KS, daughter Pam Wilson and Carol Kidd of Sedgwick, Kansas. Sisters Carol Weitzel and Linda Martin both of Phoenix, AZ. She is also survived by 6 grandsons, 4 step grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren and 10 great great grandchildren


She is preceded in death by her parents, husband Rueben Walter, daughter Donna “Sunny” Wilson, great grandson Maverick Polley, sister’s: Jean Boehner, Phyllis Ghesquiere and Joyce Brewer.


Funeral service will be 10:00 a.m., Friday at Petersen Funeral Home Burial will be 1:30 p.m. in the Highland Cemetery in Winfield, Kansas. Visitation will be 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday evening at Petersen Funeral Home with the family receiving friends from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.


Memorials are suggested to Newton Christian Church Caring Hands Humane Socieity in care of Petersen Funeral Home.


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