Graveside services for Phyllis Walter will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Black Hills National Cemetery near Sturgis, S.D., with Erik Bergquist officiating.
Mrs. Walter, 84, of Gillette died on Friday, September 21, 2012 in Custer, S.D. as a result of Alzheimer’s.
Phyllis Walter was born on Sept. 1, 1928, in Lusk, to Roy & Alice (Larson) Provost. She was raised and educated in Manville. Upon her graduation she attended beauty school.
She married Warren Walter and worked on the family ranch at Lance Creek. The couple had two sons. They moved to Rozet in 1970 and operated Walters Welding.
Mrs. Walter truly enjoyed gardening and absolutely loved spending time with her grandchildren. She was a woman of integrity, said what she meant and meant what she said. She was a very good role model. She had a zest for life and was a very happy person.
She is survived by her sons; Dan Walter of Rozet and Aron Walter of N.D.; brother, Gene Rovost of Buffalo; and sister, Marjie Eustler of Missoula, Mont. and four grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband and parents.
Memorials and condolences may be sent in Mrs. Walter’s name in care of Gillette Memorial Chapel, 210 W. 5th St., Gillette, WY 82716 or condolences via the Internet at www.gillettememorialchapel.com or attached to the obituary at www.gillettenewsrecord.com.