Marlene Grace (Pruisman) Walter

Born: Sat., Apr. 29, 1939
Died: Sat., Mar. 30, 2019


Memorial Service

2:00 PM Tue., Apr. 09, 2019
Location: Orland United Methodist Church


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Marlene Grace Walter, 79, of Orland, Indiana passed away on Saturday, March 30, 2019 at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

She was born on April 29, 1939 in Kanawha, Iowa to Klaas William and Eloise Adrienne (Trainer) Pruisman.  She married Darrel R. “Bob” Walter Jr. on July 31, 1987.

Mrs. Walter had been the Clerk Treasurer for the town of Orland, Indiana.  She had owned the D & M Modern Store in Orland and had worked at Moore’s Business Forms in Angola.  She retired from Jones & Henry Engineering in Fort Wayne.

She was a member of the Orland United Methodist Church.  She was a member and past-president of the Orland American Legion Auxiliary and was past-president of the PCPP.

Surviving is her husband, Darrel R. “Bob” Walter Jr.  of Orland, Indiana; three daughters, Katherine (Larry) Wallace of Topeka, Indiana, Jennifer Searcy of Brimley, Michigan and Elizabeth (Robert) Minton of Albuquerque, New Mexico; two step-children, Angela (Michael) Woods of North Liberty, Indiana and Matthew Walter of Stroh, Indiana.  Also surviving are 8 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her son, Lee Patrick Wieman and one brother Gerald Pruisman.

Memorial Services will be at 2:00 PM on Tuesday, April 9, 2019 at the Orland United Methodist Church, Orland, Indiana with Pastor Craig Johnson officiating.

Burial will take place in Greenlawn Cemetery, Orland, Indiana at a later date.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Orland American Legion Auxiliary.

Charitable donations may be made in Marlene's memory to the following organization:

Orland American Legion Auxiliary
Orland, Indiana

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Debbie Arnett and Tim Tiedeman
   Posted Wed April 03, 2019
Tim and I would like to express our sincere condolences to Bob and the family. May you all find comfort in your time of sorrow. She was a terrific lady and we will miss seeing her smiling face at the Legion.

neta heller
   Posted Thu April 04, 2019
So many wonderful memories with Marlene. I will miss her so much. I know the loss for the family is great as that was her primary focus in her life. Too all of you, my thought and prayers go out to you. How lucky you were to have all those years with such a great woman. I will miss you my BFF.

Julie Sellers Ridenour
   Posted Thu April 04, 2019
So sorry to hear of Marlene's passing. I graduated with Katherine.
Mark & I also lived next to Marlene in Orland on Parker Street for 10 years.
Our sympathy to Bob and all of the family.

Robbin Regina's
   Posted Sun April 07, 2019
So sorry for your loss to Bob and family our prays are with you you will be missed Mer