Ivan Marvin Walter
December 10, 1926 – November 15, 2020
WALTER, Ivan M – (Age 93)
Passed away on November 15, 2020 in Odessa, WA. Ivan was a lifetime resident of Odessa, WA. Ivan was born on December 10, 1926 in Odessa, WA to Jacob and Anna (Scheller) Walter Sr. Ivan grew up in Odessa and attended school and graduated in 1944. Ivan joined the US Army Air Force and served in WWII from September 1945 to January 1947 and was sent to occupied Japan.. He later married Eleanor Braun on February 4, 1950 in Odessa, WA. Ivan was a member of Heritage Church, Odessa VFW and served on the Odessa school board from 1960-1969. He enjoyed basketball, fishing up north and in Canada and making and fixing things. Ivan is survived by his wife of 70 yrs. Eleanor Walter, his daughter Marilyn (Philip) Heninger, one granddaughter Anna Heninger and husband William Russell and one great granddaughter JoElle Russell and numerous nieces and nephews. Ivan is preceded in death by five brothers and two sisters. Memorials may be made to the Odessa Healthcare Foundation, PO Box 368, Odessa, WA 99159. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.strate-funeral.com for the Walter family. STRATE FUNERAL HOME, DAVENPORT, WA is caring for the family.