OBITUARY - SAMUEL T. WALTER
Airman First Class Samuel T. WALTER was born on April 14, 1976 in Omaha, Nebraska to Kenneth A. and Donna M. (WALLACE)
Walter. He passed away on March 27, 2000 in Afton, Iowa.
He spent his early years in Iowa, Missouri and Colorado returning to the Creston and Afton, Iowa area in the fall of 1995.
Samuel was educated in the Pueblo, Colorado area schools and finished two years of study at Southwestern Community College
in Creston, Iowa. He worked at the Afton Care Center for approximately four years. In August, 1999 Samuel began basic
training in the Air Force. He had just completed his technical training at Sheppard Air Force Base in Wichita Falls,
Texas and was to have been stationed at Offutt Air Force Base near Omaha, Nebraska.
Samuel was married to Alicia HONEYWELL in Pueblo, Colorado and to this union one son, Brendon WALTER, was born. The
couple was later divorced. On March 27, 1999 Samuel was married to Roxanne HUGHES in Mount Ayr, Iowa and to this union
two children were born; a son, Jacob WALTER and a daughter, Marissa WALTER.
Samuel was very mechanical and he enjoyed Chevy trucks and weightlifting.
Preceding him in death were his grandparents, Chester and Doris WALLACE and Jerald WALTER.
Those left to cherish his memory are his wife, Roxanne of Afton and his children, Brendon WALTER of Pueblo, Colorado and
Jacob WALTER and Marissa WALTER of Afton; his parents, Ken and Donna WALTER of Creston; his brother, Ben and wife Brenda
WALTER of Afton, his sister, Erin WALTER and friend Mike WELLING of Omaha, Nebraska; his grandmother, Beulah WALTER of
Mount Ayr; several aunts, uncles and cousins and a host of friends.
Funeral services were conducted at the United Methodist Church in Afton, Iowa on March 30, 2000 with Pastor Joyce SMITH
officiating. Burial was in the Benton Cemetery in Benton, Iowa with the Offutt Air Force Honor Guard performing military
Transciption by Sharon R. Becker, March of 2010
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