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Arthur Walzer

Published: Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014 2:22 p.m. CDT • Updated: Friday, Aug. 29, 2014 6:10 p.m. CDT

LAMOILLE — Arthur C. Walzer, 89, of LaMoille died Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, in the Mendota Lutheran Home surrounded by his loving family.

He was born Aug. 23, 1925, in Mendota to Henry and Martha (Simkins) Walzer. He married Doris R. Miller on April 19, 1947, at St. Patrick's Church in Arlington.

He farmed his entire life in the LaMoille area, and also worked at Del Monte, Skelgas and drove a LaMoille school bus. He belonged to the Town and Country Saddle Club and Tri-City Saddle Club for many years.

He is survived by two sons, Ronald (Mary Jane) Walzer of Gracemont, Okla., and Roger (Denise) Walzer of LaMoille; one daughter, Sharon (Darrell) Full of LaMoille; seven grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded by his wife on Sept. 19, 2007, and a sister, Dorothy Brown.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 30, at Holy Cross Church in Mendota with the Rev. Tom Otto officiating. Burial will be in Restland Cemetery, Mendota.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 29, at the Merritt Funeral Home.

Memorials may be directed to Illinois Valley Hospice or Mendota Area Senior Services.

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