Weerts Funeral Home

3625 Jersey Ridge Rd, Davenport, IA


Leora Marie Walton

July 3, 1931November 27, 2019

Leora M. Walton, 88, of Davenport, left to join the Heavenly Choir on November 27, 2019. Visitation will be 4-7 pm, Monday, December 2, 2019, at Weerts Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be 11:00 am, Tuesday, December 3, 2019, at First Christian Church, 510 East 15th Street, Davenport, with visitation one hour prior. Burial will follow at Davenport Memorial Park. Memorials may be directed to the Leora Walton Scholarship fund for the ESA Foundation or The First Christian Church, Davenport. Online condolences may be expressed at www.weertsfh.com

Leora was born on July 3, 1931, in Cleveland, OH, to Frederick and Stella (Kelso) Hoos. She was united in marriage to Robert Walton on September 28, 1949, in Kansas City, MO. He preceded her in death on July 13, 1995.

Leora volunteered her time for Retired Teachers luncheons, Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts. She was a member of the Alpha Beta Chapter of Epsilon Sigma Alpha for 65 years and a member of First Christian Church since the age of 7, where she sang in the choir for over 50 years. Leora was an avid Iowa Hawkeye fan and enjoyed bowling. She also loved to travel, visiting 49 of the 50 states. Her lifelong dream was to visit Paris, France, which she fulfilled in 2001.

Survivors include her children; Donald (Cindy) Walton of Davenport, IA and Carole (Robert) Laster of Aurora, IL; 8 grandchildren, Amanda, Christopher, William, Appryl, Sara, Michael, Julie and Amanda; 18 great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews and a lifelong friend, Sandi Anderson. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, one daughter, Barbara Walton and one brother, Lyall Hoos.


  • Frederick Hoos, Father
  • Stella (Kelso) Hoos, Mother
  • Robert Walton, Husband
  • Donald (Cindy) Walton, Son
  • Carole (Robert) Laster, Daughter
  • Amanda, Grandchild
  • Christopher, Grandchild
  • William, Grandchild
  • Appryl, Grandchild
  • Sara, Grandchild
  • Michael, Grandchild
  • Julie, Grandchild
  • Amanda, Grandchild
  • Sandi Anderson, Lifelong friend
  • Mrs. Walton also leaves 18 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
    She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, one daughter, Barbara Walton and one brother, Lyall Hoos.

  • Amanda
  • Christopher
  • William
  • Appryl
  • Sarah
  • Michael


  • Visitation Weerts Funeral Home Monday, December 2, 2019
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, December 3, 2019


Leora Marie Walton

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Deana Walters

December 1, 2019

Leora was one of the first ESA members I meet at one of my first IC Conventions. She was a wonderful, giving and loving persons. She will be greatly missed! Heaven has a true angel and the ESAers there have made her welcomed.
Prayers to her family and her dear friend Sandy.
Hugs 🤗 to all
Deana Walters
ESA Nevada

Kimberly Sherrod-Hensler

November 30, 2019

Don,Cindy and the entire Walton family-I'm sorry to see your of your mothers passing. Mom's are very special people, may good memories help you all through this difficult time and the Holidays. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. God Bless.