Lee R. Walters1927-2013
Funeral service for Lee R. Walters, age 85 of Princeton, will be Thursday, Jan 10, 2013 at 11:30 AM at the Norberg Memorial Home. Pastor Laura Root will officiate. The family will receive friends on Thursday, Jan 10, 2013 from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM at the Norberg Memorial Home. Cremation has been accorded.
Lee R. Walters passed away on Friday, Jan 04, 2013 at Illinois Veteran's Home-Lasalle. He was born on Oct 03, 1927 in Princeton IL. to Benjamin and Martha (Dye) Walters. He married Margaret Poff on Jan. 7th 1951 in Bradford. She preceded him in death. He then married Marjorie Etheridge Borges on Dec. 17, 1977. She survives. He graduated from Tiskilwa High School in 1945. He joined the Illinois National Guard from 1948-1954 as a staff sergeant for the 179th Infintry 45th Division. He served in the Korean War from 1952-53.
He was a self employed accountant at Walters Tax Service as well as an electrician with Bates and Walters Plumbing and Heating. He also worked for Kraft Foods. He was an assistant pastor with the Harmon Christian Assembly. He was a member of the Tiskilwa Lions Club, was a past Tiskilwa school board president in 1975, and an amateur Ham Radio operator.
He is survived by his wife Marjorie and children; Kimber (Cal) Swanson of Urbana, Justin (Jan) Walters of Princeton, Tom (Kathy) Borges of WA., Kevin (Sandy) Borges of Princeton and Susan (Ted) Roberts of Princeton; 11 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his parents, first wife Margaret and one brother.
Memorials may be directed to Lasalle Veterans Home.