Donald J. Walters
Nov. 2, 1940 - Nov. 19, 2012
PUEBLO, Colo. -- Donald J. Walters, 72, of Pueblo, Colo., lost his battle with cancer on Nov. 19, 2012. Survived by his loving wife of 51 years, Louisa; children, Alicia (Dennis Pattan) Walters, Valerie (Paul) Guerette, Frank (Michelle) Walters, Don (Shelley Soucek) Walters; sister, Joanne Walters Dueland; grandchildren, Brenda, Lauren, Ally, Donnie, Sara and Frankie Walters, Bryan and Jamie Pattan and Lissa Atkins; numerous nieces, nephews, uncles and aunts.
Don was born in Mc Cook, Nebraska, on Nov. 2, 1940, to Jacob and Pauline Walters and graduated from McCook High School in 1958. He retired after 20 years and one month from the U.S. Navy as an E-6 with a Good Conduct Medal with clusters, Vietnam Service Medal and a Naval Reserve Meritorious Service Medal with clusters. Don was a member of the VFW Post 1652, American Legion Post 0002, TREA, Tin Can Sailors, USS Cunningham DD-752 and USS Kitty Hawk CV-63 and enjoyed spending time with his YMCA "cronies." No viewing, cremation Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Memorial service, 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012, in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel. Memorials may be made to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society through Montgomery & Steward Funeral Directors, 1317 N. Main St., Pueblo, CO 81003. Online condolences, may be left at www.MontgomerySteward.com