Mary Frances (Marsh) Walters, 86 of Excelsior Springs, MO, formerly of Valley Falls, KS passed away Sunday, April 12, 2020 at Excelsior Springs Hospital.
She was born May 13, 1933 in Topeka, KS, the daughter of William R. and Mary E. (Simons) Marsh. She was raised in Valley Falls and graduated from Valley Falls High School in 1951 along with her husband-to-be, Jack Walters.
On January 17, 1953 in Kansas City, KS, Mary was united in marriage to Jack L. Walters. They shared over 52 years of marriage before Jack passed away on May 10, 2015. Mary was employed for over 30 years as a secretary for various businesses, medical clinics, real estate companies and law firms. She was also a member of the Valley Falls VFW Women’s Auxiliary, the Valley Falls Historical Society.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Jack; one brother, Jerry Marsh; niece, Jaana Megan Langhus; great-nephew Nathan Herzog; brother-in-law, Don (Jan) Bumgarner of Ft. Worth, TX
Mary is survived by two sisters, Nelle (Ralph) Schneider of Shawnee, KS and Kathy (Lars) Langhus of Smithville, MO; 1 brother, Terry (Norma) Marsh of Ozawkie, KS; several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great- nephews.
Celebration of Life for Mary will be at a later date at the Mercer Funeral Home in Valley Falls. When the family decides on a date and time another obituary will be posted.
Memorials may be given to the Valley Falls Historical Society or Good Samaritan Center (Excelsior Springs) c/o Mercer Funeral Home, P.O. Box 6, Valley Falls, KS 66088.
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