Donald J. Walters, 72, lost his battle with cancer on Nov. 19, 2012. Survived by his loving wife of 51 years, Louisa; children, Alicia (Dennis Pattan) Walters, Valerie (Paul) Guerette, Frank (Michelle) Walters, Don (Shelley Soucek) Walters; sister, Joanne Walters Dueland; grandchildren, Brenda, Lauren, Ally, Donnie, Sara and Frankie Walters, Bryan and Jamie Pattan and Lissa Atkins; numerous nieces, nephews, uncles and aunts. Don was born in Mc Cook, Neb. on Nov. 2, 1940, to Jacob and Pauline Walters and graduated from Mc Cook High School in 1958. He retired after 20 years and one month from the U.S. Navy as an E-6 with a Good Conduct Medal with clusters, Vietnam Service Medal and a Naval Reserve Meritorious Service Medal with clusters. Don was a member of the VFW Post 1652, American Legion Post 0002, TREA, Tin Can Sailors, USS Cunningham DD-752 and USS Kitty Hawk CV-63 and enjoyed spending time with his YMCA 'cronies'. No viewing, cremation Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Memorial service, 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012, in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel. Memorials may be made to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society through Montgomery & Steward Funeral Directors, 1317 N. Main, Pueblo, CO, 81003. Online condolences, www.montgomerysteward.com

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  1. Frank, my heart hurts for you. Wish I could have swapped some “sea stories” with your Dad! Praying that God will comfort you and your family.

  2. Frank,
    We are sorry for the loss of your Father, may he rest in Peace. Our Prayers are with you and your family.
    Mel and Kathy Bueno

  3. Dear Alicia and Walters family, I am so very sorry for the loss of your father. I spoke with Mr. Walters several times when Alicia was in the hospital years ago and knew he was a very kind, compassionate and intelligent man. My sincere condolences for your loss.

  4. Aunt Louisa, Grandma Jo, & family,
    I am praying that you all can celebrate this morning the joy that Uncle Don has brought to so many lives. I am sorry we can’t be there with you all. I will forever have excellent memories of the loving, humorous man that he was. His smile is embedded in my memory and so many others and that lives on forever. Love you all lots. Sending prayers.
    Love, Anna & Zach, Everett & Adeline

  5. Dear Aunti Lou, Alicia, Valerie, Frank and Don,
    We will miss Uncle Don dearly. Sincere condolences and prayers for continued strength to all of you over the years to come. While we are unable to attend the service in Colorado, we will have a vigil on the beach this Saturday for Uncle Don.
    Love to all,
    The Wilson Family (Scott, Joni and Max)

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