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