obit: Walter William Svoboda
Walter William Svoboda
1926 - 2007
Died Saturday, Oct. 27, 2007 in Covenant Medical Center Harrison Campus, Saginaw, at the age of 81.
He was born Sept. 17, 1926 in Temple, TX to Joe and Bessie (Svoboda) Satra. He married Dona Fay Sadler May 17, 1952 in Brown City. Walt served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II in Germany. He worked for Marlette Homes for 25 years, and then worked in Middlebury, IN before returning to work for Active Homes from 1986 until his retirement in 1996. Walt enjoyed working on the computer, making wood crafts and playing practical jokes on his family and friends. He was a member of Kingston VFW Post #5317.
Walt is survived by his wife, Dona; children, Sheila F. Ramsey of Caro, Dennis (Durene) Svoboda of Finley, OH, Melanie M. (Seth) Geister of Kingston; grandchildren, Shawn Ramsey, Trevor Baer, Melissa Baer, Aaron Svoboda, Drew Svoboda, Collin Svoboda, Kelsie Geister, Quin Geister, Kendal Geister; great-grandchildren, Rianna McConnell, Kyle Franzel; brother, James Satra of Brown City; sister, Bessie Turner of Clifford and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Frank Satra.
Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 4 in Kranz Funeral Home in Kingston with Rev. Rick Brown, Kingston United Methodist Church officiating. Interment will take place in the spring in Novesta Township Cemetery. Military honors under the direction of Kingston VFW Post #5317. Visitation is 1-2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 4. Memorials may be made to Family Discretionary Fund.
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