Walter L. Beetle, 88, of Sherman, passed away at his home while in the company of his family on October 19, 2019. 

He was born on March 27, 1931 in Honolulu, Hawaii. 

Walter served his country in the United States Army.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Arlene Beetle; his parents; a son, Michael Beetle and a granddaughter, McKinlee Harris. 

Walter is survived by his children: Carolyn Sue (husband Danny) Williams of Sherman, Christine (husband Bob) Pritchard of Sherman, Daniel F. (wife Patricia) Beetle of Florida, and Julie (husband John) Rodems of Springfield; as well as several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and friends. 

Visitation was at Ellinger-Kunz and Park Funeral Home October 25 until the time of the funeral service. Burial followed at Camp Butler National Cemetery, where military honors were observed.