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Walter Hanson Grass, 90, of Idaho Falls, passed away Thursday, April 25, 2013, at his home.

He was born Dec. 7, 1922, in Fort Bragg, Calif., to Andrew Hugo Grass and Annie Marie Hanson Grass. He graduated from Leggit Valley High School in Mendocino, Calif. He served in the U.S. Army as a sergeant during World War II. From 1943 to 1945, he served with the 727th Amphibious Tank Battalion in the Pacific Theater.

On June 13, 1946, he married LuEtta Ruby Hansen in Reno, Nev.

She preceded him in death Sept. 25, 2001. Walter worked as a truck driver, logger and mechanic.

Survivors are his sons, Raymond (Mary Ellen) Grass of Beavercreek, Ohio, Darrell Grass of Idaho Falls, Michael (Becki) Grass of San Diego and Gary Grass of Shelley; eight grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and sisters, Bessie Gaither and Laverne King.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife.

Private family services will be held at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of Wood Funeral Home, 273 N. Ridge Ave. in Idaho Falls.

Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.woodfuneralhome.com.

Published in Post Register on Apr. 27, 2013
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