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Walter Howard Rutherford

December 29, 1927 January 11, 2021
Walter Howard Rutherford
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Walter Howard Rutherford, 93, of De Soto, KS passed away on January 11, 2021 at his home. There will be a graveside service on Thursday January 14, 2021 at 2:00 PM at
De Soto Cemetery, De Soto, KS.

Walter Howard was born December 29, 1927 in Chicago, IL. He married Eva Mae Rue 65 years ago on April 16, 1955 in Miami, Oklahoma. They have lived in De Soto for over 50 Years. Walter Howard worked for Bonner Springs School District for 27 years until retirement. For many years Walter Howard and Eva enjoyed traveling the U.S. and camping along the way. Their highlight trips where going to Hawaii four times. They even camped at the end of the road to Hana!

Preceded in death by infant son Larry Don and grandson Travis Guinn.

Survivors include: wife Eva Mae of the home; children Marilyn Sue Clark of De Soto, KS, Walter E. (Nancy) Rutherford of Shawnee, KS, Linda R. (Dave) Guinn of Kansas City, MO, David L. (Pam) Rutherford of Lenexa, KS and Kenneth R. Rutherford of Monett, MO; 12 grandchildren Paul (Jessica), Sarah, Jacob, Kelli, Shaun (Megan), Jeremy (Blayer), Patrick (Amanda), Samantha, Nicole, Jaime, Stacey and Katie (Colton); 6 great grandchildren Gia, Hailey, Lilia Mae, Wyatt, Isabella and Ivy Rose and 1 on the way; nephew Larry Rutherford of Irvine, CA; niece Terri Brown of Rogers, AR; longtime friends Ron and Joyce Mason

Caretakers and friends Dan and Kerri Hoschouer of De Soto, KS
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2:00 PM 1/14/2021 2:00:00 PM
De Soto Cemetery

34500 W 87th Street
De Soto, KS 66018

De Soto Cemetery
34500 W 87th Street De Soto 66018 KS
United States

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De Soto Cemetery Final Resting Place

34500 W 87th Street
De Soto, KS 66018

34500 W 87th Street De Soto 66018 KS
United States

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