Akron,  Mentone

Kenneth R. Walters

Kenneth R. Walters, 90, of rural Akron, Indiana passed at 12:00 am, Friday, August 24, 2018 at Millers Merry Manor of Warsaw, Indiana after being a resident for 2 weeks.

He was born on Aug. 4, 1928 in Kosciusko County, Indiana to Roy O. and Nellie (Igo) Walters.

He married on Aug. 13, 1949 in Rochester, Indiana to Erma J. Burkett, she survives.

He was a farmer and a truck driver for North Central Co-op for 21 years.

He was a 1948 graduate of Beaver Dam High School. He attended the Beaver Dam United Methodist Church. Kenny was known as an antique tractor enthusiast and had been in numerous parades. He also proudly displayed his Shetland ponies in many parades as well. He was a member of the Echoes from the Past Tractor Club of Kosciusko County. His favorite tractor in his collection was a 1938 Graham-Bradley. He also enjoyed and participated in tractor pulls especially with his Super M. He had also been a past member of Farm Bureau.

Survivors and place of residence:
Wife – Erma J. Walters – Akron, Ind.
Daughters – Debbie and husband John Gray – Akron, Ind.
LuAnn and husband Stan Tennant – Warsaw, Ind.
Lisa and husband Jerry Kipker – Warsaw, Ind.
Grandchildren – Lori Busenburg, Jeff Gray, Mindy Bernicky,
Brad Tennant, and Brian Tennant
11 Great Grandchildren
Great Great Grandson

Preceded in Death By:
Sisters – Letha Hamman and Helen Greer

Time and Date of Services: 10:30 am, Monday, Aug. 27, 2018
Place of Services: Hartzler Funeral Home 305 West Rochester Street Akron, Indiana
Place of Burial: Akron Cemetery, Akron, Indiana
Visitation Hours: 2 pm to 6 pm, Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018 at Hartzler Funeral Home, Akron, Indiana

Memorial Contributions to: Henry Township Volunteer Fire Dept. or the Ronald McDonald House Charities Inc. 26345 Network Place Chicago, IL 60673-1263

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