May 27th, 1918 – Saturday, February 13, 2010
Valley Community Presbyterian Church, Go
Wednesday February, 17th
Walter “Walt” S. Styer,
Age 91 recently of Brooklyn Center, passed away on February 13th, 2010 at Park View Terrace Assisted Living in Buffalo, MN.
Walt was born on May 27th, 1918 in Mekinock, ND the son of Herman and Synnere (Muri) Styer.
Walt graduated from the University of North Dakota and was a member of the R.O.T.C. He was inducted to the Army where he served, earning the rank of Major during WWII. Walt was a part of the assault on Normandy in D-Day + 1. Following his time in the Army he worked at Great Lakes Pipe Company (Williams Pipeline) for many years as a Terminal Manager. He was a long time member of the Valley Community Presbyterian Church in Golden Valley, he also a lay preacher in several small churches
Walt is survived by his loving family… Wife Delores “Dodie” (Hegstrom) Styer of Brooklyn Center. Children: Jeff and Darlene Hegstrom of Buffalo and their children Timothy and Susan. Nieces and nephews Leonard Ronan, Dale Ronan, Sharon Walters, Marilyn Simonson, Gary Ruhnke, Davis Ruhnke, Dennis Ruhnke, Ronald Ruhnke, Darlene Chapman, Janice Martin, and Linda Hodge.
Other relatives and friends.
Walter is preceded in death by his parents Herman and Synnere Styer, 1st wife Mildred (Hassler), siblings Albin Styer, Josephine Torseth, Mabel Ronan, Gladys Ruhnke, Sylvia Ruhnke and Agnes Luttropp, nieces Lorraine Ronan and Elaine Bye.
Casket Bearers are Jeff Hegstrom, Tm Hegstrom, Susan Hegstrom, Tim Ruhnke, Jeff Ruhnke, Ron Ruhnke.
Funeral Service Held Wednesday February 17th, 2010 at Valley Community Presbyterian Church in Golden Valley with time of visitation held one hour prior to the service at the church and Tuesday evening at The Peterson Chapel in Buffalo from 5-7 PM.
Interment is at Fort Snelling Cemetery in Minneapolis, MN.
Memorials directed to Valley Community Presbyterian Church or Park Terrace Assisted Living in Buffalo, MN.
The Peterson Chapel, Buffalo served the family.