Funeral Notice: Benedict "Ben" Walters

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Walters, Benedict "Ben" Ben passed away peacefully at age 97 surrounded by family on August 26, 2018. Preceded in death by his siblings, Leo, Raymond, Anastasia, Hildegard, Andrew and Roman. He is survived by his wife of 68 years Joyce; children, Connie (Lynn) Speaker, Margi (John) Smith, Mike (Kate), Patricia (Wirt), Laura (Mark) Helmueller; 8 grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren. Ben was a Navy Lieutenant who served during WWII. He graduated from the U of MN and was a member of Delta Sigma Pi fraternity. Ben had a long and successful career in advertising sales followed by 30 years of active retirement. He loved his family, friends, serving others and travelling with Joyce. Ben had a strong faith in our Lord and was an active member of Our Lady of Grace parish. He will be deeply missed. Mass of Christian Burial Wednesday, September 5th at 11 AM at the Church of Our Lady of Grace, 5051 Eden Ave. S., Edina. Visitation one hour prior to services at Church. Memorials preferred to Sharing and Caring Hands or a charity of your choice. Washburn-McReavy.com Edina Chapel 952-920-3996 West 50th St. & Hwy 100