Ida Lorraine Walter obituaryIn Loving Memory…

Ida Lorraine Walter

Ida Lorraine (Hampton) Walter, 97, of Sedalia, passed away Wednesday, February 17, 2021, at her home. She was born at home on a farm southwest of Green Ridge, MO on August 17, 1923, a daughter of Grover and Virgie Hampton.

In 1947 she married Paul Walter who preceded her in death on February 3, 1981.  She was retired from the food service business, having co-owned with her deceased husband many area restaurants, including the Pacific Café. She was an avid reader, quilter, traveler in the United States and Europe (with her sister-in-law Clara Hampton) and the best baker of apple, peach-raspberry and blackberry cobblers.

Funeral service will be held at 2pm on Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at Heckart Funeral Home, Sedalia, MO. Visitation will be held from 5pm-7pm on Tuesday, February 23, 2021. The funeral home requires social distancing and face coverings.  Burial will be at Memorial Park Cemetery.

Survivors include one daughter Paula Walter of Sedalia, MO; and three sons, Michael Walter (Annerose) of Vienna, Austria, Robert Walter of Columbia, MO and William Walter of Sedalia, MO – all of whom were loved as if they were only children.  She was predeceased by an adult son, Paul Walter, Jr. and an infant son, Gregory Walter.  Although she was the last surviving of six siblings (Orland Hampton, Frances Weathers, Dorothy Brownfield, Erma Lee Campbell and Ruth Ann Muschany), she is survived by many nieces and nephews, one cousin, Elwood Mather and two sisters-in-law, Minnie Beemer and Ann Walter.  Also surviving are three grandchildren and one great-granddaughter.

Memorial contributions may be made to Antioch Baptist Cemetery Fund, 20620 Hwy 52, Ionia, MO  65335.



15 Responses

  1. So sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with all the family.
    Mike and Debbie (Walter) Joy

  2. Aunt Lorraine was a major inspiration to Betty, Barbie and me growing up as kids; as well as, adults after the early loss of our mother (her sister Dorothy). She was such a kind, caring and beautiful person. She will be greatly missed by all of us.

  3. Sorry for your loss Truly one of the nicest ladies I ever met, always gracious toward me at her home or both cafes when I would be in Sedalia to visit

  4. We are sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with each of you.
    Ron & Lorene

  5. Our deepest condolences to the family, our thoughts and prayers are with you

    Mike and Donna Sue Franklin

  6. Bob and the Walter Family,

    We were so sorry to hear of your mother’s passing. Although we never had the opportunity to meet her, we’ve heard what a wonderful woman she was. Your devotion to her was truly inspirational. May she rest in peace.

    Peggy and Bob Schultz

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