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Walter Wing12/2/2003
Walter Ray Wing, 84 of Mitchellville, died Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2003 at Mercy Hospital Medical
Center in Des Moines. Funeral services will be held Friday at the First Baptist
Church in Colfax. Burial will be at McKeever Cemetery. Walters-Coburn Funeral Home
in Colfax is handling arrangements.

The son of Walter and Anna (Ferguson) Wing,
he was born Oct. 5, 1919, in La Plata, Missouri.

On Sept. 27, 1941, he married Gladys
Taylor in Missouri. He was a farmer, a member and a past deacon and trustee of First
Baptist Church of Colfax. He also was a former member of Colfax Kiwanis Club and
former board member of Mitchellville Co-op Elevator Co. He was a resident of Colfax
for many years and a resident of Mitchellville the past three years.

Survivors include
his wife; two sons and daughters-in-law, Ronald and Janice Wing of Colfax, and Donald
and Shelly Wing of Apple Valley, California; two daughters and sons-in-law, Sheryl
and Bruce McWilliams of Altoona, and Janet and Jim Gould of Apple Valley, California;
14 grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; five step-great-grandchildren;
three brothers and sisters-in-law, Loren and Mildred Wing of Colfax, Gale and Leona
Wing of Prairie City, and Jack and Marge Wing of Winter Park, Florida; and one sister
and brother-in-law, Betty and Stanton Metcalf of Knoxville.

He was preceded in death
by his parents. Burial: McKeever Cemetery Colfax Jasper County Iowa, USA