Miss Laura Walter, 64, Evansville, a virtually life-long resident of the Mt.Vernon community and a salesman at Stinson
Department Store for many years died at Sunday (11 Nov 1956) in WelbornMemorialHospital in Evansville.
Miss Walter had been seriously ill the last two weeks of nephritis
and entered the hospital last Friday from the home of her sister, Mrs. Robert
W. Hunter, 1211 Ravenswood Drive, Evansville, where she had resided for the last two
The body is at Fountain Terrace Chapel, 2063 Division street, Evansville, where the funeral service will be
conducted at Wednesday.
The officiating minister will be Dr. Frank R. Greer, minister of TrinityMethodistChurch, Evansville, of which Miss Walter was a member
following many years of membership in FirstMethodistChurch in Mt.Vernon.
Burial will be in Oak Park (Oak
Hill) cemetery at Evansville.
Surviving in addition to the sister, Mrs. Hunter, are three
nieces, Mrs. Robert J. Hayes, Evansville, Mrs. Roger Shenk,
Denver, Colo., and the former Heloise Walter, now married and residing in Menlo
The deceased was
a native of Western Black township, a member of a
prominent local family. Her parents were Charles Walter and Rannie Williams Walter. Following her mother's death,
her father married Anna Thompson. The deceased and the step-mother
resided together at 441 W. Fourth street in Mt.Vernon until the stepmother's death.