Pocahontas – Walter H. Green, Jr., 82, passed away Tuesday, July 24, 2012 at NEA Baptist Hospital.
Born January 24, 1930 in Rock Island, IL to the late Walter Sr. And Helen May (Ferris) Green.
He is also preceded in death by grandson, Chris Steimel, granddaughter, Kacey Beth Steimel, great grandson, C.J. Steimel and son-in-law, David Munn.
He is survived by wife Patricia Ann Green of the home, children; Terry Green and wife Lynn of Elgin, IL., Walter H. “Skip” Green III and wife Cindi of Fayetteville, Dawn Brandaberry and husband Perry of Ravenden, Theresa Steimel and husband Hugh, Kathy Starr and husband Tommy, Jim Green and wife Sandra and Mary Munn all of Pocahontas. Grandchildren; Eddie Green, Trey, Jason, David and Brooke Steimel, Audrey Rushing, Kim Finley, Jeff and Pete Junkersfeld, Jessie Green, Jamie Starr, Nikki Thielemier, Blair Thielemier, Craig Green, Carson, Allison and Madison Munn. Step granddaughters; Rebecca Gonzalez and Amber Roberts, 15 great grandchildren and 3 step great grandchildren. Sister, Patricia Vanalphin and husband Will of Waupaca, WI.
Mr. Green was a member of Knights of Columbus 4th degree, member of Pocahontas Rotary Club and Randolph County Chamber of Commerce.
Walter was an extremely devoted husband, father, grandfather and friend; a loving pillar of strength and courage, we feel blessed as a family. He will be missed beyond words.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Diocesan Clergy Welfare Fund.
Funeral service will be held Friday, July 27, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Paul Catholic Church with Father Anthanius Okeiyi officiating. Burial will follow in St. Paul Cemetery.
Visitation will be held Thursday from 5-7 p.m. with a 7 o’clock rosary following at St.Paul Catholic Church.
Pallbearers include: Trey Steimel, Jason Steimel, Jeff Junkersfeld, Jamie Starr, Craig Green and Pete Junkersfeld.