Aug. 21, 1926 - Oct. 31, 2006
ST. FRANCIS -- Elmer Edwin Walz, 80, died Tuesday (Oct. 31, 2006) at Hester Memorial Home in Benkelman.
He was born Aug. 21,1926, in Cheyenne County, Kan. He worked as a welder and farmer.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Melvin Walz in 1984.
Survivors include his wife, Arlene Fern (Carpenter) Walz of St. Francis; two daughters, Marta Walz of Colorado Springs, Colo., and Jana Wilhelm of Royal; one brother, John Walz of St. Francis; a sister, Edna Kuhlman of Loveland, Colo.; and two grandchildren.
Memorial services will be Saturday 2 p.m., at the Peace Lutheran Church in St. Francis. Inurnment will be in the St. Francis Cemetery at a later date.
There will be no visitation, his body was cremated.
Memorials may be given to the Elmer Walz Memorial Fund.
Knodel Funeral Home of St. Francis is in charge of arrangements.