Obituary photo of Norma Walter, Topeka-Kansas
In Loving Memory of

Norma R. Walter

1928 - 2017
Obituary photo of Norma Walter, Topeka-Kansas
In Loving Memory of

Norma R. Walter

1928 - 2017

Services & Gatherings

Services & Gatherings

Visitation:
Friday, September 8, 2017 from 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Penwell-Gabel - Southeast Chapel
2843 SE Minnesota
Topeka, KS  66605
785-266-6700
Service:
Saturday, September 9, 2017 at 10:30am
Big Springs United Methodist Church
Interment:
East View Cemetery

Interment:
East View Cemetery
Norma R. Walter, 89, of Topeka, passed away Tuesday, September 5, 2017.

She was born January 26, 1928 in Big Springs, KS, the daughter of Raymond and Carrie Cree.

Norma was a graduate of Lecompton High School and was a lifelong member of Big Springs United Methodist Church.

She married Melvin M. Walter on July 21, 1946. He survives.
She and her family enjoyed traveling, camping and spending time outdoors. She was also fond of celebrating holidays with her family as well as attending church activities.
She and her husband owned and operated Bluegrass Motor Mart in Big Springs.

Other survivors include her children, Sylvia J. Norwood (Milton) of Lecompton, Rhonda L. Henderson (Gary) of Lecompton and Nathan R. Walter (Michelle) of Topeka; 5 grandchildren, Michele Harrison (Darrin), Jennifer Hodson (Kevin), Tracey Henderson (Jerika), Amanda Taylor (Josh) and Kayla Russell (Keven); 11 great grandchildren and 1 great great granddaughter.

She was preceded in death by her son Arliss Walter and daughter Marla Walter and siblings Lawrence, Glenn and Ruth Cree.

Mrs. Walter will lie in state after 4:00 pm, Friday, September 8 at Penwell-Gabel Southeast Chapel where the family will receive friends from 6:00 to 7:00 pm that evening. A funeral service will be held at 10:30 am Saturday, September 9 at Big Springs United Methodist Church with burial to follow in East View Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Big Springs United Methodist Church or the Topeka Rescue Mission.

To share a memory or leave a condolence for the family, please click the "Share Memories" button above.
Norma R. Walter, 89, of Topeka, passed away Tuesday, September 5, 2017.

She was born January 26, 1928 in Big Springs, KS, the daughter of Raymond and Carrie Cree.

Norma was a graduate of Lecompton High School and was a lifelong member of Big Springs United Methodist Church.

She married Melvin M. Walter on July 21, 1946. He survives.
She and her family enjoyed traveling, camping and spending time outdoors. She was also fond of celebrating holidays with her family as well as attending church activities.
She and her husband owned and operated Bluegrass Motor Mart in Big Springs.

Other survivors include her children, Sylvia J. Norwood (Milton) of Lecompton, Rhonda L. Henderson (Gary) of Lecompton and Nathan R. Walter (Michelle) of Topeka; 5 grandchildren, Michele Harrison (Darrin), Jennifer Hodson (Kevin), Tracey Henderson (Jerika), Amanda Taylor (Josh) and Kayla Russell (Keven); 11 great grandchildren and 1 great great granddaughter.

She was preceded in death by her son Arliss Walter and daughter Marla Walter and siblings Lawrence, Glenn and Ruth Cree.

Mrs. Walter will lie in state after 4:00 pm, Friday, September 8 at Penwell-Gabel Southeast Chapel where the family will receive friends from 6:00 to 7:00 pm that evening. A funeral service will be held at 10:30 am Saturday, September 9 at Big Springs United Methodist Church with burial to follow in East View Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Big Springs United Methodist Church or the Topeka Rescue Mission.

To share a memory or leave a condolence for the family, please click the "Share Memories" button above.
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Services & Gatherings

Services & Gatherings

Visitation:
Friday, September 8, 2017 from 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Penwell-Gabel - Southeast Chapel
2843 SE Minnesota
Topeka, KS  66605
785-266-6700
Service:
Saturday, September 9, 2017 at 10:30am
Big Springs United Methodist Church
Interment:
East View Cemetery

Interment:
East View Cemetery

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