OBITUARY

Darlene P. Walter

September 17, 1939November 7, 2018
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Darlene P. Walter, 79, of Davenport, IA passed away Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at the University of Iowa Hospital.

Funeral services will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Monday, November 12, 2018 in the Runge Mortuary Chapel. Visitation will be held one hour prior to service. She will be laid to rest on Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. in Kankakee Memorial Gardens, Kankakee, IL. Memorials may be made to the family. Online condolences may be expressed at www.rungemortuary.com.

Darlene was born on September 17, 1939 to David and Stella (Nimic) Abernathy in Chicago, IL. She was united in marriage to Cleon Thomas Walter on June 13, 1957 in Kankakee, IL. He passed away on February 2, 2018. Darlene had a heart of gold. She was very involved with her grandchildren and ran a daycare for many years. She also enjoyed spending time with her family, cooking and baking, watching game shows, seek and find puzzle books and especially camping. She and Cleon loved to ride around the campgrounds on their matching mopeds with their matching jackets on.

Those left to honor her memory include her daughters, Mary (Tom) Cargill, Cheryl (Dean) Levetzow and Peggy (Rick) Simpson; son, Leon Walter; 18 grandchildren; 38 great grandchildren; and sister-in-law, Lois Walter.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her loving husband of 60 years, Cleon.

  • FAMILY

  • David Abernathy, Father
  • Stella (Nimic) Abernathy, Mother
  • Cleon Thomas Walter, Husband
  • Mary (Tom) Cargill, Daughter
  • Cheryl (Dean) Levetzow, Daughter
  • Peggy (Rick) Simpson, Daughter
  • Leon Walter, Son
  • Lois Walter, Sister-in-law
  • Also left to cherish her memory are eighteen grandchildren and thirty eight great-grandchildren.
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Troy Walter
  • Robert Walter
  • Leon Walter
  • Devlin Levetzow
  • Tim Cargill
  • Darin Levetzow
  • DONATIONS

  • The Family

Services

  • Visitation Monday, November 12, 2018
  • Funeral Service Monday, November 12, 2018
REMEMBERING

Darlene P. Walter

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Shirley Stewart

November 9, 2018

Our condolences to the Walter family. We are saddened to hear of the passing of Darlene. I always enjoyed our chats while I did her hair. She was such a nice person. You all are in our thoughts and prayers.

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Biography

Darlene P. Walter, 79, of Davenport, IA passed away Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at the University of Iowa Hospital. Funeral services will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Monday, November 12, 2018 in the Runge Mortuary Chapel. Visitation will be held one hour prior to service. She will be laid to rest on Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. in Kankakee Memorial Gardens, Kankakee, IL. Memorials may be made to the family. Online condolences may be expressed at www.rungemortuary.com. Darlene was born on September 17, 1939 to David and Stella (Nimic) Abernathy in Chicago, IL. She was united in marriage to Cleon Thomas Walter on June 13, 1957 in Kankakee, IL. He passed away on February 2, 2018. Darlene had a heart of gold. She was very involved with her grandchildren and ran a daycare for many years. She also enjoyed spending time with her family, cooking and baking, watching game shows, seek and find puzzle books and especially camping. She and Cleon loved to ride around the campgrounds on their matching mopeds with their matching jackets on. Those left to honor her memory include her daughters, Mary (Tom) Cargill, Cheryl (Dean) Levetzow and Peggy (Rick) Simpson; son, Leon Walter; 18 grandchildren; 38 great grandchildren; and sister-in-law, Lois Walter. She was preceded in death by her parents and her loving husband of 60 years, Cleon.