Obituary and Service Information for Walter M. Lanham

Lanham, Walter M.

Date: Friday, October 21, 2016
Time: 11:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M.

Visitation Location:
Mahn Funeral Home, 900 N. Main St, DeSoto, Missouri

Date: Friday, October 21, 2016
Time: 1:00 P.M.

Service Location:
Mahn Funeral Home

Mt. Olive Cemetery, DeSoto, Missouri

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Walter M. Lanham, age 96, formerly of DeSoto, entered into eternal rest October 15, 2016 at Fawcett Memorial Hospital, Port Charlotte, Florida. Born April 18, 1920 in DeSoto, Missouri to the late Robert B. & Eda E. (Watt) Lanham. He was married to Iris Ann (Kiser) Lanham until her passing on July 22, 1996. He served honorably in the United States Army as a technician during WWII, was a teacher in the Ladue School District and a Chemist for Monsanto; he enjoyed being Fire Marshal in parades and enjoyed basketball and fishing.

Survived by his loving family which include daughter: Linda (Howard) Toy of Las Vegas, NV; grandchildren: Byron, Rebecca Ann, Linda, Jo Ann, Michael, Jedidiah, Garrett, Christopher; great-grandchildren: Brandy Ann, Katrina, Natisha, Mikalah, Allison, Lucas, Gabrial, Julia, Ashley, Austin, Colyer, Kylie; great-great-grandchildren: Novaley Ann, Chloe, and Denver.

In addition to his parents and wife he is preceded in death by his two sons, David Jones & Bruce Miller

Brother Bob Thebeau will officiate the service.


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