Mary Ann Walter, 80, formerly of McPherson, passed away at 9:20 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 2, while in the company of her daughter, at Indian Meadows Health Care Center, Overland Park, Johnson County.
Mary Ann was born on Oct. 14, 1931, in McPherson, a daughter of the late Cora Gladys (Lindquist) and E Frank Peterson.
She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, McPherson.
Mary Ann was a homemaker and worked for Frank Jones Oil Operations and later for Lehmberg, Bremyer, Wise, Jones, and Hopp. She retired from Bremyer and Wise Law Offices, McPherson.
Mary Ann Peterson was united in marriage to Duane E. Walter on Aug. 31, 1957, at Trinity Lutheran Church, McPherson.
Survivors include her husband Duane Walter of McPherson; her daughter, Lynne Walter, of Overland Park; a sister, Grace Kenny, of Portland, Ore.; and a brother, Gary Peterson, of McPherson; several nieces and nephews, other relatives and a host of friends.
Mary Ann was preceded in death by her parents; a sister Doris Schaff and a brother, Bill Peterson.
Graveside service will be at 11 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 22, 2012, at McPherson Cemetery, McPherson, with the Reverend Tim Leaf officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church or American Lung Association, and they can be sent in care of the Glidden-Ediger Funeral Home; 222 W. Euclid St.; McPherson, KS 67460.