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Myron Russell Walter

December 17, 1932November 18, 2021

Myron Russel Walter went home to be with the Lord on November 18, 2021. He was born December 17, 1932 to Soloman and Martha Walter in Odessa, WA. Myron grew up with his two brothers Gerald and Wayne and sister Janet working on the family ranch, showing steers, and playing sports. He attended school in Odessa and after graduating in 1952, he enlisted in the Army. Myron was proud of his time in the service. Myron married Carol Larsen with whom he had 4 children; Thomas Walter, Michael Walter, Christy Walter(Blue), and Jaylene Walter. They lived and worked on the family ranch, raising cattle and hay. Myron pursued his love of music as a member of the Rocky Coulee Ramblers, playing music at dance halls and radio stations across Eastern Washington. During his life, he enjoyed rodeo, hunting, fishing, and horse racing. Many hours were spent horseback with friends and family in the mountains of Washington and Idaho. In his later years, Myron enjoyed traveling with his favorite BlueGrass partner, Ila Dean Matthews. They’d go to Arizona in the winter and across the Pacific Northwest to BlueGrass festivals during the summer. Myron loved telling stories, gardening, manicuring the grounds, and even logging at his home in Athol, ID in his final years. He was a lifelong outdoorsman. Myron was preceded in death by his wife Carol, his parents, his sister Janet, brother Wayne, son Michael, and BlueGrass partner Ila. He is survived by his son Thomas Walter (Megan), daughters Christy (Bill) Blue, and Jaylene Walter, 9 grandchildren, and 12 great-grandchildren. There will be no services per Myron’s request. Memorials can be made to Inland NW Honor Flight, 608 W 2nd, Ste 309, Spokane, WA 99201-4430. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy made be shared at for the Walter family. Strate Funeral Home, Davenport, WA is caring for the family.


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Myron Russell Walter

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