Dorothy J. Walters, 83, of McPherson passed away on Friday, Sept. 6, 2013, at Hospice House, Hutchinson.
Dorothy J. Walters, 83, of McPherson passed away on Friday, Sept. 6, 2013, at Hospice House, Hutchinson. She had worked as a clerk for the McPherson Co-op Credit Union, as a library assistant for USD 418, and was a quilter extraordinaire.
She was born on Oct. 18, 1929, the daughter of John and Edna Brehm in Culbertson, Neb. She graduated from Wichita North High School in 1948. On June 29, 1949, Dorothy was united in marriage to Ralph C. Walters in Wichita. He preceded her in death on May 14, 2007.
Dorothy was a member of First Christian Church, Oriental Chapter #58-Order of the Eastern Star, TOPS Club and Domestic Dames FCE.
Survivors include: son, John Walters and fiancée, Sue Bailey, of McPherson; daughter, Lorie Pope of Oregon; granddaughter, Katie Pope of Oregon; and brother, Don Brehm and wife, Emmy, of Sarasota, Fla.
The funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013, at First Christian Church, McPherson with Rev. Lynn Scott officiating. Burial will follow at the McPherson Cemetery. Visitation will be from 3 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 11, at Stockham Family Funeral Home with the family receiving friends from 5 to 7 p.m..
Memorial donations may be given to First Christian Church or Hospice of Reno County-Hospice House in care of Stockham Family Funeral Home, 205 N. Chestnut, McPherson, KS 67460. Personal condolences may be sent to the family at www.stockhamfamily.com.