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Marilyn (Landman) Walte

July 1, 1938 ~ November 24, 2023 (age 85) 85 Years Old

Marilyn Walte Obituary

Marilyn Walte, 85, of Keokuk, passed away on Friday, November 24, 2023, at her home in Keokuk, Iowa.

Marilyn was born on July 1, 1938, in Keokuk, Iowa, the daughter of John and Kathryn (Diamond) Landman. She graduated from Keokuk High School in 1956, and in November of 1958, she was united in marriage to Joseph “Milton” Walte. He preceded her in death on March 27, 2020.

Marilyn was a bookkeeper for J.C. Penney for many years until they closed, then went to work for RW Cardella until her retirement. She was a homebody, and loved gardening, crafting, decorating and baking. Marilyn took great pride in her house and was constantly working on it. In her younger years, she enjoyed vacationing with Milton, traveling to every national park in the United States.

Marilyn is survived by her son Joseph (Tresa) Walte of Bonaparte, Iowa; four grandchildren: Joseph Walte of Salem, Iowa, Caitlyn (Austin) Kupka of Waterloo, Iowa, Justin Walte of Missouri and Camryn Walte of Davenport, Iowa; Four great-grandchildren: Brecken Walte of Salem, Cassidy Kupka of Waterloo, Wyatt Kupka of Waterloo and Atticus Walte of Fort Madison; her sister Joan Martin of La Mesa, California; two bonus grandchildren; eight bonus great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Marilyn is preceded in death by her parents, her husband Milton, her son Jeffrey “Jeff” Walte, her grandson Jonathon Walte, and her sister Jean Hannrahan.

Funeral services will be held at 1 pm on Wednesday, November 29, 2023, at DeJong-Greaves-Printy Funeral Home in Keokuk, with burial to follow at Oakland Cemetery in Keokuk. Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday from 12 pm (Noon) to 1 PM directly before the service.

The family would like to extend a heartfelt thanks to Marilyn’s caregivers: Jean Roberts, Doris Little, Robin Kitzman, Opal Lyon and Barbie Johnson.

Memorials may be directed to the City of Christmas.

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November 29, 2023

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
DeJong-Greaves-Printy Funeral Home
917 Blondeau Street
Keokuk, IA 52632-4921

Funeral Service
November 29, 2023

1:00 PM
DeJong-Greaves-Printy Funeral Home
917 Blondeau Street
Keokuk, IA 52632-4921


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