Dorothea Walton Obituary

Dorothea  Walton
Dorothea Walton
Dorothea Walton

July 13, 1914 - February 18, 2004
Born in Boone, IA
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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Dorothea Katherine Walton, 89, died February 18, 2004 at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. A Memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, March 23 at Westover Funeral Home.

Dorothea was born the daughter of Edward and Meta Schoeneman Moerke on July 13, 1914 in Boone. She married William Harris Walton on July 13, 1941 in Boone. Dorothea was a homemaker all of her life. She was a former member of Questers International and the Eastern Star Lodge. Dorothea was an avid reader and enjoyed collecting antiques.

She is survived by her loving husband of nearly 63 years, William H. Walton, Sr. of Des Moines; son, William H. Walton, Jr. of San Anselmo, CA; daughter, Elsbeth A. Walton of England; son, John K. Walton of Livermore, CA; and six grandchildren.

A Memorial Fund has been established in her name to go to The Des Moines Public Library-West Branch. They may be sent to Westover Funeral Home, c/o The Dorothea K. Walton Family, 6337 Hickman Road, Des Moines, IA 50322.




Westover Funeral Home
Tuesday, March 23, 2004
11:00 AM