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Walter Earhart

October 13, 1929 February 16, 2019
Walter Earhart
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Obituary for Walter Earhart

Walter Earhart, Jr., 89, of La Crosse, Wisconsin, formerly of Glidden, Iowa, died Saturday, February 16, at Gunderson Lutheran Medical Center in La Crosse.

He was born October 13, 1929 in Hawkins, Wisconsin, son of Walter, Sr. and Iva Hobbs Earhart. He married Colleen Doyle on June 13, 1959 at St. John’s Catholic Church in Waterloo.

Walter was a veteran of the U. S. Air Force, and an engineer with the Trane Company in La Crosse for 40 years. He enjoyed hunting and long drives in the beautiful Wisconsin countryside and spending time with his grandchildren. Walter was a devoted and loving father, husband and grandfather.

Survivors include: his wife; two sons, Eric (Caroline) Earhart from Huntsville, Alabama and Walter Earhart III and Cindy Krahenbuhl from Brown Deer, Wisconsin; six grandchildren, Alex and his wife Lindsay, Emily, Mason, Noah and Mary Grace.

Preceded in death by: his parents; and a sister, Lois Bluml.

Services will be 10:00 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, at St. Edward’s Catholic Church with burial in Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Waterloo, Iowa, where full military rites will be conducted by American Legion Post 138, Veteran of Foreign Wars Post 1623 and the U. S. Air Force Honor Guard. Visitation will be for an hour before services on Saturday at the church.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society would be appreciated.


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Visitation

Saturday

23

Feb

9:00 AM 2/23/2019 9:00:00 AM - 10:00 AM 2/23/2019 10:00:00 AM
St. Edward Catholic Church

1423 Kimball Avenue
Waterloo, IA 50701

St. Edward Catholic Church
1423 Kimball Avenue Waterloo 50701 IA
United States

Mass of Christian Burial

Saturday

23

Feb

10:00 AM 2/23/2019 10:00:00 AM
St. Edward Catholic Church

1423 Kimball Avenue
Waterloo, IA 50701

St. Edward Catholic Church
1423 Kimball Avenue Waterloo 50701 IA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Mt. Olivet Cemetery Final Resting Place

3912 W. 4th Street
Waterloo, IA 50701

3912 W. 4th Street Waterloo 50701 IA
United States
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