Mable Walton, 82, Guthrie, Okla.

Published 9:28 am Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Mable “Short” Walton, 82, left this earth on Friday, Feb. 22, 2013, from Guthrie, Okla.

Mable Walton

Mable Walton

Mable was born to Zella and John Lenze in Iowa on Aug. 6, 1930. She was one of eight siblings. In 1947 she married Roy Walton and to this union was born four children, Lowell, Trudy, Neil and LaDonna.

They lived in Glenville for many years. They ran a service station in Albert Lea and then later in the ’70s one in Glenville. Mable worked side by side with Roy as the bookkeeper and parts runner and occasionally pumping gas her self. In 1996 they moved to Las Vegas to live out their retirement. Roy passed away in 2004. Mable moved to a nursing in Oklahoma in 2009.

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Mable loved to sew! She made all her own clothes and many, many, many quilts over the years. She also loved to dance and grow flowers. She will be missed.

Survivors include two children Trudy (Gary) Rogert, of Albert Lea, and LaDonna (Darrell) Butler, of Oklahoma; four grandchildren: Kim (Joe) Abrego of Albert Lea, Marc (Theresa) Rogert of Clarks Grove, Jessica Butler of Oklahoma, Danny Walton of Albert Lea; seven great-grandchildren; and three brothers all of Albert Lea: Marvin (Lorraine) Lenze, Albert Lenze and Walter Lenze.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, four sisters and two sons.

There will be no services. In lieu of flowers please send donations to Companion Hospice 1314 E. Oklahoma Avenue, Guthrie OK 73044.