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Kathryn Walton

Kathryn Rose Walton Obituary Photo 2Kathryn Walton, age 93, of Springfield, Missouri, died Wednesday, March 19, 2014, at her residence. Her graveside service was at 11 AM, Tuesday, March 25th, at Wessington Cemetery, in Wessington, South Dakota, with Rev. Beth Kelsey officiating.

Kathryn Rose Walton was born June 2, 1920, in Wessington, South Dakota, to Otto Edmund Teschner and Pearl Maude Rowen Teschner.  Kathryn graduated from Wessington High School.  On January 3, 1947, she married Lyle Walton in Washington DC. Following their marriage they lived in Canton, Ohio for two years. Then they moved to the Wessington area and then to the Carpenter area. In 1958, they moved to Carter Lake, Iowa, where they lived for 50 years. Kathryn worked for OHARCO (a hardwood company) as a bookkeeper for many years. In 2010, they moved to Springfield, Missouri.

She is survived by her husband, Lyle Walton; three children, Ron Walton and his wife, Kathy, Judy Rasmussen and her husband, Dennis, and Joyce Larsen; and four grandchildren.

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