Walter Harper Obituary

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Walter H. Harper

March 3, 1944 - August 1, 2014
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Of Jackson, passed away peacefully at his home August 1, 2014 age 70. Survived by Mary, his loving wife of 49 years; his daughter, Laura (Bill) Watts; three grandchildren, Nicholas Payne, Gabi and Stephanie Harper; one brother, Jeff (Connie) Harper; one brother-in-law, Dudley (Turalee) Barlow; several nieces and nephews, and Max, the wonder dog. Preceded in death by his son Bryan; one brother, Stephen and one sister, Stephanie. Walt became a licensed funeral director in 1966 and worked at Patience-Montgomery and Chas. J. Burden & Son Funeral Homes. He was a long time member of the Men's Garden Club of Jackson. Funeral services...
Of Jackson, passed away peacefully at his home August 1, 2014 age 70. Survived by Mary, his loving wife of 49 years; his daughter, Laura (Bill) Watts; three grandchildren, Nicholas Payne, Gabi and Stephanie Harper; one brother, Jeff (Connie) Harper; one brother-in-law, Dudley (Turalee) Barlow; several nieces and nephews, and Max, the wonder dog. Preceded in death by his son Bryan; one brother, Stephen and one sister, Stephanie. Walt became a licensed funeral director in 1966 and worked at Patience-Montgomery and Chas. J. Burden & Son Funeral Homes. He was a long time member of the Men's Garden Club of Jackson. Funeral services will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday, August 6, 2014 at 11:00 A.M. with The Rev. Dr. Douglas W. Vernon officiating. Visitation will be held at the funeral home Tuesday 2-4 and 6-8 P.M. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Men's Garden Club of Jackson, Ella Sharp Museum or Gilda's Club of Grand Rapids.

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"Mary - Walt was always such a great guy - he was so helpful with my Mom & Dad - so very sorry for your loss. I know it will be difficult - but just know..." Cheryl Swix-Siegrist (Marina, CA)

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