MADELIA - Walter Doering, age 96 of Madelia, Minn., died at Luther Memorial Home in Madelia on Friday, June 29, 2012.
Funeral Services will be 11:30 a.m., Saturday July 7, 2012, at Salem Lutheran Church in Madelia with Pastor Greg Volbrecht officiating.
Visitation will be at 9 a.m., prior to the service at the church.
Interment will be at the Memorial Park Cemetery in Good Thunder, Minn.
You may send family condolences online at www.sturmfh.com
Arrangements are with the Sturm Funeral Home Pilgrim Chapel in Madelia.
Walter Emil Doering, born to Emil and Louisa (Wrucke) Doering on May 16, 1916, in Good Thunder, Minn. Walter was baptized on June 14, 1916, and confirmed April 13, 1930, at St. John's Lutheran of Good Thunder. He attended grade school and Good Thunder high school. On June 20, 1943, he married Lauetta Kopischke. This union was blessed with one daughter, Deloris. They farmed for 22 years in rural Vernon Center, later moving to Madelia in 1965. Lauetta died January 26, 1968. On November 28, 1970, he married Violet Lorraine Arndt at Salem Lutheran Church.
Walter is survived by his loving daughter, Deloris (Donald) Lutz of Fairmont; three grandchildren, Rita Urban of Dacono, Colo., Janell (Mark) Becker of Alexandria and Gary (Bobbi ) Urban of Mankato; great-grandchildren, Austin Becker of Alexandria, Jonathan, Sophie and Ella Urban of Mankato; step-children, Al (Audi) Arndt of Sioux Falls, S.D., Karen Berg (Bert) Stanley of Paynesville, Dar (Pat) Arndt of Madelia, and several step-grandchildren and step-great-grandchildren; brother-in-law, Alfred Hiller of Mankato; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, both wives, four sisters and two brothers.