Obituary: Anna P. Walter

Anna P. Walter, 92, died Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2016 at Kansas Christian Home in Newton.

She was born Oct. 7, 1924, in Augusta to Henry L. and Winifred H. (Dowler) Creason. Anna was the eldest of six daughters. She married Rueben Walter on May 1, 1970, and he preceded her in death in May 1995.

Anna was a member of 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, Fla., and Timothy and Catherine Polley of Newton; daughter Pam Wilson and Carol Kidd of Sedgwick; sisters Carol Weitzel and Linda Martin both of Phoenix; six grandsons; four stepgrandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and 10 great-great-grandchildren

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

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

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