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Herold D. "Bud" Walters

July 21, 1921 ~ April 16, 2019 (age 97)

Herold D. "Bud" Walters, 97, of La Porte, Indiana passed away Tuesday, April 16, 2019.

He was born July 21, 1921 in Lansing, Michigan to Charles and Hilda (Herold) Walters.

On October 5, 1946 in Viroqua, Wisconsin, Herold married Betty E. Anderson who preceded him in death on January 27, 2008.

Herold retired from Allis Chalmers as a tool and process engineer for 37 years. He was a member of Bethany Lutheran Church, the American Legion Post 83, Master Mason, and enjoyed golfing and fishing.

Herold served his country in the United States Army during WWII with Company B 23rd Infantry of the Second Infantry Division.  He took part in the Battle of the Bulge and was a POW.  He received a Combat Infantryman’s Badge among other accommodations.

Herold leaves behind a daughter, Nancy (Thomas) Bayus of Elk Grove Village, Illinois; a son, Gregory (Linda) Walters of La Crosse, Wisconsin; two grandchildren, James Bayus and Erin (Mark) Walters-Udovich; two great-grandchildren, Ozwin and Orin Udovich; and several nieces and nephews.  He is preceded in death by his parents; wife; and a sister.

Visitation will be held from 10-11 a.m. Monday, April 22, 2019 at Frank L. Keszei Funeral Home, Essling Chapel, 1117 Indiana Avenue, La Porte, Indiana.  Funeral services will be held immediately after the visitation at 11 a.m. in the funeral home.  Reverends Dennis Meyer and Larry Owen will officiate.  Burial will follow in Carmel Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Bethany Memorial Fund, 102 G Street, La Porte, Indiana 46350.

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