Lena Walters, 84 - Burke - May 02, 2012
?A memorial services will be held for Lena Walters on Saturday, May 5, 2012 at 10:30 a.m. at the Union Baptist Church in Burke with Pastor Mark Tuttle and Pastor Al Cole officiating.
?Music will be provided by Michaela Swift, organist. Iola Frank and Kay Matucha will be in charge of registration.
?Interment will be in the Lucas Cemetery in Lucas. Clausen Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
?Lena Elsie Walters was born November 24, 1927 on a farm near Colome to S.A. Sterling and Lena (Christensen) Sterling and she died April 28, 2012 at the Community Memorial Hospital in Burke at the age of 84 years.
?Elsie attended rural schools and graduated from Winner High School in 1947. She taught school for two years and worked at Ben Franklin in Winner.
?Elsie was united in marriage to William Walters at the Winner Baptist Church on December 30, 1956. They adopted two children, Randy and Vickie. They were also foster parents for several years.
?She was a member of the Mary and Martha Society at the Lucas Baptist Church, and a member of the Union Baptist Church in Burke. She was involved with the Senior Citizens Center in Burke where she served on the Board of Directors for a number of years.
?Elsie enjoyed embroidering and baking and sharing these items with family and friends.
?Elsie was preceded in death by her husband, William in 2004, her parents, six brothers and two sisters.
?Elsie is survived by her daughter, Vickie and husband Greg of Sioux Falls; her son, Randy of Billings, MT; her foster daughter, Brooke of Fargo, ND; her sister, Delores of Gregory; and many nieces and nephews.