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DONALD ARLIE WALTERBR December 23, 1920 ~ May 2, 2014
"Donald had a very deep concern over the spiritual well being of others. His last understandable words were two lengthy prayers of thanksgiving."
Donald Arlie Walter, 93, of Vancouver, WA, passed away May 2, 2014. He was born Dec. 23, 1920 to Arlie Dell and Nora Pearl (Whiteside) Walter in Prescott, WI. He went on to attend the Vancouver Business College, Prairie Bible College, and Warner Pacific College.
Donald worked with the Evangelical Alliance Mission as a missionary pastor in Japan for 40 years, establishing three ongoing churches.
Donald was a member of the Japanese International Baptist Church in Tigard, OR.
He enjoyed traveling, golfing and skiing.
Donald is survived by his wife of over 73 years, Eileen (Sundem) Walter; son, Paul (and Debbie) Walter; daughter, Lois (and Craig) Swanson; four grandchildren, Eric Walter, Michelle Lacy, Kip and Kaj Swanson; and two great-grandchildren, Sienna and Ethan Lacy.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Arlie and Nora Walter; four brothers, Dwight, Duane, Roger and Floyd.
A funeral service will be held at Evergreen Memorial Gardens on Wed., May 7, 2014 at 12:30 p.m.
Memorial donations may be sent to the Salvation Army.
Please sign his guest book at: www.columbian.com/obits.
Evergreen Memorial Gardens Funeral Chapel
1101 NE 112th Avenue
Vancouver, WA 98684
Published in The Columbian on May 6, 2014