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Harold L Walters

July 29, 1932 ~ June 25, 2021 (age 88)

Obituary

Harold L. Walters, age 88 of Defiance, passed away on Friday, June 25, 2021 at Glenn Park of Defiance.   
  
He was born on July 29, 1932 to the late Harold and Lois (Trietch) Walters in Holgate, Ohio. On October 24, 1979 he married Linda (Mansfield) Walters who survives. 

Harold worked for many years at Johns Manville's downtown plant in Defiance until he relocated to Shelbyville, Indiana where he worked for Knauf Insulation.  He then moved to Chicago and retired from Specialty Products Inc, in 1995. He loved traveling internationally and all over the U.S., and has been to 48 states. In his leisure time he enjoyed genealogy and bowling. Harold never met a stranger, had a great sense of humor, and he loved telling stories, and joking around. He treasured his time spent with family.
  
Harold will be sadly missed by his loving wife of 41 years, Linda Walters of Defiance, his four daughters, Terri Balzer, Kim (Rich) Reed, and Kelli (Scot) Tuttle, all of Bryan, OH, and Toni (D.J.) Ogilvie of Salem, Ohio. He also leaves behind 15 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild, his brother, Tom Mann of Flint, TX, and sister, Lana (Steve) Warner of Tualatin, Oregon. 
  
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Roger Walters, two brothers, Rex Walters and Neil Mann, and his sister, Kay Knoblach.
  
Visitation will be held from 2:00 to 4:00 pm on Thursday, July 1, 2021 at Schaffer Funeral Home South , Lawson/Roessner Chapel (1753 S. Clinton St.) A Memorial Service will follow at 4:00 pm at the funeral home, with Pastor Mary Beth Smith-Gunn officiating.  Due to CDC guidelines, if you are not fully vaccinated, a mask is required to enter the funeral home. 
  
Memorials are suggested to St. Jude's Children's Hospital. Online condolences can be given at www.Schafferfh.com.
  

To send flowers to Harold's family, please visit our floral store.


Services

Visitation
Thursday
July 1, 2021

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Schaffer Funeral Home South, Lawson-Roessner Chapel
1753 S. Clinton St.
Defiance, OH 43512

Memorial Service
Thursday
July 1, 2021

4:00 PM
Schaffer Funeral Home South, Lawson-Roessner Chapel
1753 S. Clinton St.
Defiance, OH 43512

Donations

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856
Web: http://www.stjude.org/

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