Donald Richard Walters

January 18, 1959 ~ November 20, 2019 (age 60)


Donald R. Walters, 60 of Watkins, passed away on Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at the St. Cloud Hospital.  A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, December 12, 2019 at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Watkins . Friends may call one hour prior to the service at church.  Arrangements are with the Ertl Funeral Home, Watkins.

Donald Walters was born on January 18, 1959 at St. Cloud, Minnesota.  He was the son of Norbert and Lucetta (Neu) Walters.  He grew up in Watkins and graduated from Eden Valley – Watkins High School in 1977.  Following high school, Don worked as a delivery person for Viking Coca Cola in St. Cloud.  Don then moved to the Twin Cities where he was employed as a set builder for Shop NBC Television.  In his later years, Don was a PCA for his sister, Maxine.

Don was a member of the St. Anthony Catholic Church in Watkins.  His hobbies included fishing, golfing, playing cards with his family, and he was an avid Twins fan. 

Survivors include his daughter and son-in-law, Missy and Luke Recknor of Eden Valley; grandchildren, Abby, Cassius, Andre and Dylan; brothers and sisters and their spouses, Maxine Billey of Cold Spring, Doreen and Jerome Erieau of St. Louis Park, John Walters of Kimball, Kenny and Clennis Walters of Easley, SC, Mary Walters of Watkins; sister-in-law, Judy Walters of AZ; nieces and nephews.

Don was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Debbie Manual and brother, Richard Walters.

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Gathering of Family and Friends
December 12, 2019

10:00 AM
St. Anthony Catholic Church (Watkins)

Memorial Mass
December 12, 2019

11:00 AM
St. Anthony Catholic Church (Watkins)

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