Calvin H. Walthers

Calvin H. Walthers

May 31, 1934 - Nov 22, 2011
Calvin H. Walthers died at his home in Riverton on Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2011, at the age of 77.

Memorial services are at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 3 at the Hilltop Baptist Church in Riverton with Pastor Mike Smith officiating. VFW military honors will be presented. Cremation has taken place.

Calvin H. Walthers was born in Burwell, Neb., on Thursday, May 31, 1934, the son of Harold I. Walthers and Ione V. (Loghry) Walthers. He grew up in the Morton area and attended the Morton School. He lived his life-time in the Riverton and Lander area, except for a few years working out of state.

He served in Germany with the U.S. Army.

He married Patricia E. Barrett on May 29, 1959, in Lander.

Mr. Walthers was engaged in the upholstery business, owning Town and Country in Riverton. He had worked in construction, mining, on oil rigs, for gas stations, and in farming, and for QuickSet Lock in Anaheim, Calif.

His family said he loved to fish, hunt, go camping, being with his grandchildren and great grandchildren, tinkering as a jack-of-all-trades, going to garage sales, and being with his family.

Mr. Walthers was a member of the Eagles Lodge in Riverton.

Survivors include his wife of 52 years, Patricia Walthers of Riverton; a son, David Walthers; daughters, Edie Muggelberg and husband Nick of Hudson, and Patsy Flahaut and husband Brian, Eva "Babe" Martel and husband J.C., and Robin Hamilton and husband Kelly, all of Riverton; numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren; a sister, Delores Walthers Choeskie.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his twin brother, Melvin Walthers; brothers, Carroll Walthers, Russell Walthers, and Darrell Walthers; sisters, Gladyce Walthers Bray and Victoria Walthers Barrett; a grandson, Tony Ingwerson, and a great grandson, Robert Miska.

Memorials may be made to Amedisys Hospice, in care of the Davis Funeral Home, 2203 West Main Street, Riverton, WY 82501.

On-line condolences for may be made at: theDavisFuneralHome.com

Services are under the direction of the Davis Funeral Home of Riverton.