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Etha M. Walters, 98 of Grand Island died Friday, April 6, 2012 at
Tiffany Square Center.
Services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday at All Faiths Funeral Home in Grand
Island. Dan Naranjo will officiate. Burial will be at 2:30
p.m. Monday in the Chambers, Nebraska Cemetery.
Visitation will be one hour before service time.
Mrs. Walters was born June 25, 1913 at Chambers, NE the daughter of
Edward and Sarah (McMillan) Adams.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Arthur Walters who died December
Survivors include her children and their spouses, Dennis and Diane
Walters of Albion, NE, Margene and John Arensberg of Commerce City, Colorado
and “Clo” CloEtha and Bruce Swihart of Grand Island.
Those also left to cherish her memory are 16 grandchildren, 37 great-grandchildren
and one great great-grandchild. She was welcomed into heaven by
her husband; her parents and ten brothers and sisters.
Etha was raised at Chambers graduating from Chambers High School. She
received her BA degree from Wayne State College and continued with her
graduate studies. On June 2, 1935 she was united in marriage to
Arthur Charles Walters.
Etha retired from teaching school after 42 ½ years of service
in education. She began her teaching career in 1932 having taught
at Chambers, O’Neill, Amelia, Stuart and in Rural Schools. She
served as Deputy County Superintendent for two years.
She was a member of the Methodist Church in Chambers having served
as choir director and church organist. After moving to Grand Island
in 1996 Etha played the piano at Riverside Lodge for chapel and musical
A memorial fund will be established in Etha’s name.