Delmar Walter Jr., age 62 of Bloomfield, Nebraska, died on January 1, 2017 at his residence.
Memorial services will be on Friday, January 6, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at the Wintz Funeral Home in Crofton with the Rev. Amanda Talley officiating. Burial of his cremated remains will be at a later date. The family will receive friends one hour prior to services.
Delmar Joseph Walter Jr. was born on April 29, 1954 in Arizona to Delmar Joseph and Patty Ann (Taggart) Walter Sr. He graduated from Crofton High School and from Northeast Community College in Norfolk with an Associate Degree in Architectural Drafting. Delmar "Butch" served in the U.S. Navy from 1974 to 1978. While in the Navy he completed instruction for Basic Air Conditioning, Technical Electrical course, and NC-8A Intermediate Maintenance. He married Bonnie Jo Ketter on July 27, 1983 in Yankton, SD. They raised their children and lived in Yankton until 1989 and then moved to Norfolk. Delmar and Bonnie trucked together. They lived in Pierce in 1991 and also Plainview before settling in Bloomfield in July of 2011.
He loved hunting, fishing, truck driving and telling stories. He enjoyed his grandchildren, his puppies and music. Delmar would give you the shirt off his back and if he liked you, you were more family than a friend.
Delmar "Butch" is survived by his three children, Jonathan Wayne Walter and fiance Shelly Wright of Bloomfield, Melissa Ann Walter and fiance Joseph Hoffart of Bloomfield, Kyle James Walter and girlfriend Sydney of Bloomfield; 8 grandchildren; 1 great grandchild; sister Linda and husband Roger Klausen of Laurel, NE; and many lifelong friends as well.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Bonnie Jo on 1/31/2012 at the age of 48 years; son Christopher Walter, granddaughter Alyssa Walter; and a brother Delwin C. Walter.
Military rites will be conducted by the Crofton American Legion Post #128 at the Funeral Home.
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My sincere condolences to the family at this sad time. As you continue to receive comfort from those who are close to you, May God of all comfort and tender mercies be with you during this difficult time. ( 2 Corinthians 1:3,4).
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