Walter Wilson Obituary

Walter A. Wilson
Walter Wilson
Walter A. Wilson

November 22, 1934 - August 16, 2005
Born in Lake City, IA
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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Walter A. Wilson, 70, died Tuesday August 16, 2005 at the VA Hospital in Des Moines after a brief illness. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Friday, August 19 at the Grandview Park Funeral Home. Interment will be in Rising Sun Cemetery.

Walter was born November 22, 1934 in Lake City, IA and lived in Lanesboro and Rippey before living most of his life in Des Moines. He was a counselor for the Des Moines school system for over 30 years and taught night school for 21 years. He was the director of the counseling department for two years before retiring. During his career, he also counseled for the Veterans Administration. He was a member of the Grandview Church of Christ, Des Moines Area Retired Teachers Association, the Altoona Campus, American Legion and Bix B Memorial Jazz Society. After retirement he preached for the Iowa Central Missions serving small communities for the Church of Christ.

Walter is survived by his wife, JoAnn Wilson of Des Moines; two daughters, Cynthia (Jeff Babcock) Wilson-Brown of Des Moines and Karen (Jeff) Moe of Johnston; foster daughter, Robin Brady of Des Moines; four grandchildren, Katilin, Travers, Logan and Emily; and aunt, Nellie Richards of California. He was preceded in death by his sister, Shirley McDivitt and foster son, Scott Brady.

Visitation will be 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Grandview Park Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to the VA Hospital ICU Unit or the Wilson Family.





Grandview Park Funeral Home
3211 Hubbell Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50317
Thursday, August 18, 2005
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Grandview Park Funeral Home
3211 Hubbell Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50317
Friday, August 19, 2005
1:00 PM
Rising Sun Cemetery
Rising Sun Dr. & University
Pleasant Hill, IA US 50327
Friday, August 19, 2005


V.A. Central Iowa Health Care System
3600 - 30th Street
Des Moines, IA 50310
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