Archive for Tuesday, September 29, 1992


September 29, 1992


— Services for Maybeth Walters, 90, McLouth, will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the First Congregational Church in Tonganoxie with the Rev. Robert Kasper officiating. Burial will be in Wild Horse Cemetery in McLouth.

Mrs. Walters died Sunday, Sept. 27, 1992, at the Tonganoxie Nursing Center.

She was born Sept. 8, 1902, to George F. and Emma Jones Dillon. She earned an undergraduate degree in music and English from Friends University in Wichita. She earned a master's degree in library science from Kansas University in 1960. She taught at Elmwood and Reno elementary schools and was a former Leavenworth County school superintendent. She also worked as a librarian at Lansing and Fort Leavenworth elementary schools. She was a lifelong area resident.

Mrs. Walters was a member of the First Congregational Church of Tonganoxie, where she served as choir director and organist for many years. She was a 60-year member of Rinda Chapter No. 82, Order of the Eastern Star, in Tonganoxie. She belonged to the Kansas Mayflower Organization, the Daughters of the American Revolution, the Leavenworth County Retired Teachers Assn., the honorary teachers' organization Alpha Delta Kappa, and the Tonganoxie Park Board Assn. for more than 20 years.

She married Perry A. Walters on June 20, 1925, in Wichita. He died on Sept. 12, 1977.

Survivors include a son, Perry Lee Walters, McLouth; and three grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials to the First Congregational Church, in care of the Quisenberry Funeral Home in Tonganoxie.

The family will receive friends from 6:30 p.m to 7:30 p.m. today at the funeral home.

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