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Evelyn L. (Deventer) Walter

September 26, 1924 ~ October 5, 2019 (age 95)

Evelyn L. Walter, 95, passed away Saturday, October 5, 2019, at her home in Auburn.

She was born September 26, 1924 in Laud to Homer and Myrtle (Akey) Deventer.

Evelyn graduated from Leo High School. She retired as office manager from the Allen County Health Department in Fort Wayne.

She was a member of the Leo United Methodist Church and belonged to the Never Idle Homemakers Extension Club for more than 50 years.

Surviving are four daughters, Janice (Larry) Lockwood of Auburn, Jackie (Jim) Hoff of Waterloo, Marjorie Walter of Waterloo and Jane Walter of Auburn; six grandchildren; Douglas (Angie) Lockwood of Auburn, Lisa (Bill) Clifford of Auburn, Gregg (Niki) Lockwood of Kokomo, Jason (Heather) Hoff of Waterloo, James Hoff of Brooklyn, New York and Gary Nairn of Charlottesville, Virginia; 14 great grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild; sister, Carol Ahlersmeyer of Fort Wayne; and brother, Burnie (Berdetta) Deventer of Leo.

She was preceded in death by her parents; son, James E. Walter; granddaughter, Kimberly Hartman; grandson, Burton Nairn; three brothers and three sisters.

There will be private graveside services at Waterloo Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be directed to Bekka’s Bread Brigade, c/o DeKalb Community Foundation, P.O. Box 111, Auburn or Heartland Hospice Services, 1315 Directors Row, Fort Wayne.

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