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Albert R. Walt Jr.


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Albert R. Walt Jr. Obituary
Albert R. Walt Jr.

Born: September 21, 1934; in Aurora, IL

Died: March 2, 2018; in Cortland, IL

Albert R. "Sonny" Walt Jr., 83, of Cortland, Illinois, died Friday, March 2, 2018, at his home.

He was born September 21, 1934, in Aurora, Illinois, the son of Albert Sr. and Hazel (Motter) Walt. Sonny married Drucilla Mae Davis on September 15, 1956, in Rochelle. Sonny was a graduate of DeKalb High School Class of 1952. He was employed by DeKalb Precision Industries, retiring in 2005. He was an avid gardener and enjoyed woodworking.

He is survived by his wife, Drucilla "Peggy"; two sons, Jamie (Michaelle) Walt of New Smyrna Beach, Florida, and Dan (Karla) Walt of DeKalb; grandchildren, Clint Walt, Lindsey (Ryan) Wallin, and Tyler Walt; two great-grandchildren, Liam and Klara Wallin; two brothers, Ron Walt of Largo, Florida, and Jack Walt of Chandler, Arizona; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his sister, Norma; and his brother, Bobby.

A private family graveside service will be held at Fairview Park Cemetery in DeKalb, with Rev. Robert Vaughn of Malta Congregational Church officiating.

Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday, March 5, 2018, at Anderson Funeral Home in DeKalb.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the Albert R. Walt Jr. Memorial Fund, addressed to the Walt Family in care of Anderson Funeral Home, Ltd., P.O. Box 605, 2011 South Fourth Street, DeKalb, IL 60115.

For information, visit www.AndersonFuneralHomeLtd.com or call 815-756-1022.
Published in Daily-Chronicle on Mar. 3, 2018
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