Details for Ronald J. Walter

Ronald J. Walter, age 72, of Edgerton, died on Monday, January 29, 2018, at Agrace Center for Hospice & Palliative Care, Janesville. He was born in Dubuque, IA on June 16, 1945, the son of Howard and Esther (Rowe) Walter. He married Mary C. Schmerbach on June 10, 1967, in Dubuque, IA. Ron received his Masters Degree in Education and taught for 3 years in Dubuque, then moved to Edgerton in 1971, where he taught at Edgerton High School, and was the football coach. Everyone will fondly remember Ron as always telling them that they were his “favorite.” He loved to fish, build fishing rods and spend time at his cabin near Park Falls. Ron is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Mary; three children: Brian (Shawn) Walter of Ft. Collins, CO, Scott (Michelle) Walter of Twin Lakes and Angela (Jim) Dahl of Brillion; six grandchildren: Sandis Walter, Stella Walter, Emily Walter, Jacob Dahl, Kristen Dahl and Kimberly Dahl; twin brother, Donald (De) Walter of Seymour, TN; and sister-in-law, Violet Walter of San Diego, CA. He was preceded in death by his parents; grandson, Nathan Walter; and brother, Steve Walter. A Funeral Service will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, February 4, 2018, at the APFEL EHLERT FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION SERVICE, 315 Lord St., (Hwy 51) Edgerton with Rev. Dr. Barbara Wells officiating. Burial will be in Linwood Cemetery, Dubuque, IA. Visitation will be held on Sunday from 1 p.m. until the time of service at the APFEL EHLERT FUNERAL HOME. Memorials may be made in Ronald’s name to Agrace Hospice Care, the Nathaniel Walter Foundation, or the charity of your choosing. For online obituary and condolences: