Walter Kingsbury

Walter Kingsbury, 86, of Crystal Lake, passed away Thursday, March 27, 2003, at Hancock County Memorial Hospital in Britt.

Walter, the son of Herbert and Verna (Laing) Kingsbury, was born July 16, 1916, in Thompson, Iowa.  He owned and operated a tiling business for many years.  He served in the CCC, was a member of the City Council and the fire department of Crystal Lake.  Walter enjoyed visiting with friends and family, going to the casino, building bird houses, and feeding all types of wild life.

Walter is survived by his wife, Marie; two sons: Darrell Kingsbury and his wife, Betty of Jonesville, Texas, Paul Kingsbury and his wife, Fay of Brooklyn Park, Minnesota; eight grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren, and one sister Lora Harms of Long Beach, California.

He was preceded in death by his daughters, Marlene; parents Herbert and Verna; brothers: Donald, Russell, Glen, and Leon; sisters: Maxine, Helen, and Dorothy.



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