Byron C. WalterApril 20, 1938 ~ July 12, 2017 (age 79)
Byron C. Walter, age 79, of Amboy, died Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at his home.
Byron was born April 20, 1938 in Wellend the son of Elmer and Gladys (Schlesinger) Walter. He married Marilyn Montavon on July 15, 1961 in Walton. Byron worked most of his life as a farmer and later became a security guard at the Byron Nuclear Plant. He was a member of the Amboy High School Clipper Backers and was president for four years. He was also a member of the Amboy Booster Club. He enjoyed bowling, playing cards with his grandchildren and dancing with his wife.
Survivors include his wife, Marilyn of Amboy; three sons, Kirk Walter of Amboy, Kent (Javier) Walter of Aberdeen, Scotland and Kyle (Barbi) Walter of Sherman; one sister-in-law, Phyllis Walter of Amboy; seven grandchildren, Adam Walter of Harmon, Nathan Walter of Dixon, Kerstin Moore of Sherman, Zachary Walter of Sherman, Molly Walter of Sherman, Jake Walter-Chiaraluce of Aberdeen, Scotland and Liam Walter-Chiaraluce of Aberdeen, Scotland; and three great grandchildren, Dawson Moore, Raelyn Moore and Logan Walter.
He was preceded in death by his parents; grandparents; and his brother, Clifford Walter.
A gathering of family and friends will be Friday, July 14, 2017 from 3 – 7:00 PM and Saturday, July 15, 2017 from 9:30 – 10:45 AM at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Amboy. Memorial services will be Saturday at 11:00 AM at the church with Pastor Barbara Otten officiating.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established to Hospice of American in Rockford.
Arrangements were completed by Chapel Hill Funeral Home in Dixon.