Kathleen Rose (Cook) Walton, of Seward, was born Jan. 30, 1941, to Hans Peter Cook and Virginia (Bomar) Cook in Beaver Crossing. Kathleen was united in marriage to Claude Walton on June 3, 1959. Kathleen was a homemaker and then worked at Anna Sunderman Home for many years. She enjoyed needlepoint, crocheting, reading and most of all, her family. Kathleen passed away Sept. 22, 2020, in Seward at the age of 79 years.
Kathleen was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Jerry; and husband, Claude. She is survived by her children, Angela and Larry Anderson of Wilber, Scott and Malissa Walton of Sterling, Cynthia and David Schlueter of Seward, Craig and Mary Walton of Hill City, South Dakota, and Gary and Krissandra Walton of Goehner; eight grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; sister, Patricia Huston of Henderson, Nevada; sister-in-law and spouse, Mardell and Arlin Miller of Plainview; and nieces and nephews.
In honor of Kathleen’s wishes, cremation has taken place and there will be no services. Memorial contributions are suggested to the Seward Public Library. Condolences may be left for the family at www.kunclfh.com.