William Walton Obituary

William H. Walton
William H. Walton
William H. Walton

December 23, 1911 - January 24, 2005
Born in Paton, IA
Resided in Castro Valley, CA
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William Harris “Bill” Walton, 93, passed from this life on January 24, 2005 at Eden Medical Center in Castro Valley, California. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, March 23, at Westover Funeral Home.

William was born the son of Ulrich and Nina Walton on December 23, 1911 in Paton. He graduated from the University of Iowa in 1939, where he was a member and President of Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity. He married Dorothea Katherine Moerke on July 13, 1941 in Boone. Bill worked for Equitable of Iowa for 30 years, retiring in 1976 as Claim Secretary. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge. Bill was an avid golfer, having shot his age on more than one occasion.

He is survived by son, William H. Walton, Jr.; daughter Elsbeth A. Walton; son, John K. Walton; and six grandchildren. Bill was preceded into eternal life by his wife of more than 62 years, Dorothea K. Walton in February of 2004.

A Memorial Fund has been established in his name to go to: The University of Iowa Center for Macular Degeneration. Checks may be sent to Westover Funeral Home, c/o the William H. Walton Family, 6337 Hickman Road, Des Moines, IA 50322.

ARRANGEMENTS BY WESTOVER FUNERAL HOME.

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Memorial Service
Westover Funeral Home
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Wednesday, March 23, 2005
11:00 AM
Cemetery
Paton Township Cemetery
Paton, IA
Wednesday, March 23, 2005

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University Of Iowa Center for Macular Degeneration c/o William H. Walton Fa
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA 50322