Walter Elvon Emmons

July 7, 1926May 19, 2020

Walter Emmons, 93, passed away, May 19, 2020 in Lynnwood, Washington. He was born July 7, 1926 in Notus Idaho, but was a resident of the greater Seattle area for 20 years. Walter was a pilot for the air force for 20 years and then worked for the FAA until he retired. He was an active member in the Seventh Day Adventists church. He loved model trains and collecting model cars. He was affectionately known as “grandpa Yoda” but never did show off his back flip much to the disappointment of us all. Walter was preceded in death by his first wife of 29 years, Josephine Ann and his second wife of 30 years, Beatrice Deleen. He is survived by one son and one daughter-in-law, Michael and Melissa Emmons of WA; one daughter and son-in-law Jodi Emmons and Marty Benson of HI; one stepdaughter Diane Heringer of WA; and two sisters Leona Conway of Boise Idaho and Luella Emmons of Boise Idaho.


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Terry Kaiser Plowman

May 22, 2020

Walt Emmons was a dear friend of my parents Maurice and Mary Kaiser. Walt and my father graduated the US Air Force flight school together in the early 1950s. They were also stationed together in Japan flying missions in Korea. They shared more assignments which allowed both couples to travel Europe together. It was a privilege to have known of such a good friendship. Walt was very special individual. He was a very kind hearted man. The Kaiser family extend our condolences to Jodi and Mike.


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