Don F. Walters Sr ., age 92 of Packwaukee passed away Monday, August 8, 2022 at the Montello Care Center. Don was born at home in the Town of Packwaukee to Henry and Sylva (Nott) Walters on May 10, 1930. He attended the country school in Packwaukee and moved to Beloit at an early age; while working there he met and married Wanda Klingburg on February 25, 1950. He and Wanda moved back to Packwaukee in 1963 and went into the construction business for himself. Wanda preceded Don in death on April 30, 2006. Don was avid hunter, especially ducks and deer. He was also known for his trapping skills. Don retired from building and drove school bus for the Montello School District for several years.
Don is survived by his three children: Don Jr. of Montello, Sylva Snow of Westfield and Brenda Kemnitz of Montello as well as 13 grandchildren: Guy, Rachel (Darin), Rebecca (Tyler), Meredith (Gary), Sylva (Ryan), Sandra (Clint), Solomon, Nathan, Daniel, Matthew, Sara, Ryan and Jamie. He is also survived by many great-grandchildren and extended family members.
Don is preceded in death by his parents, wife, Wanda, granddaughter, Ericka, son-in-law, John Snow and siblings: Mick, Elain Setzer and Ramona Billings.
A funeral service for Don Walters Sr. will be held on Monday, August 15, 2022 at 11:00 AM at the Crawford Funeral Home in Montello. Visitation will be held from 9:30 AM until the hour of service. Rev. Mike Vargo will preside and burial will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery, Town of Packwaukee.
Crawford Funeral and Cremation Service of Montello and Oxford is honored to be serving the family. www.CrawfordFH.com