January 5,.1927 - September 5, 2012
Fred D. Walters, 85,
of Cassopolis, passed away at 5:00 a.m. Wednesday, September 5,
2012, in his home.
Fred was born January
5, 1927, in Elkhart, Indiana, to Fred O. and Eaulah M. (Cherry)
He married Doris A. Killinger
on July 11, 1953, in Elkhart.
She survives along with
three children, Daniel A. (Sue) Walters, M.D. of Seymour, Indiana,
Andrew J. (Trish) Walters of Cassopolis, Michigan, and Peggy (Tim)
Emeis of Wellborn, Florida; four grandchildren, Rachel Emeis, Reid
Walters, Lake Walters, and Cole Walters; and one brother, Nole (Rosie)
Walters of Cassopolis, Michigan.
He was preceded in death
by his parents, Fred Walters and Eaulah Cherry.
Fred was a U.S. Navy
veteran serving in World War II.
He was a member of Creekside
Church of the Brethren, Kane Masonic Lodge 183, Elkhart, and Scottish
Rite Valley of South Bend.
Fred enjoyed fishing.
He was formerly employed
at Studebaker in South Bend, and he worked for numerous tool and
die job shops and as a tool and die maker for 20 years at CTS, retiring
Sunday, September 9, 2012, at Walley-Mills-Zimmerman Funeral Home
and Monday, September 10, 2012, at Creekside Church of the Brethren.
Funeral services were at 11:00 a.m. Monday, September 10, 2012,
at Creekside Church of the Brethren. Pastors Janet Shaver and Rosanna
in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens.
may be given to the church.
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