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Ivan M. Walters, 84, of Decatur, passed away at 10:20 a.m. Thursday, April 19, 2012, at Lutheran Hospital.
He was born December 28,1927, in Van Wert, Ohio, to the late Stanley and Freida (Schaadt) Walters.
He married Mary Bess Weyant on November 7,1948; she survives.
He retired after being self-employed, a member of the Portland Elks, and served as a past-president for the Portland Chamber.
Survivors include a son, Dean (Sandy) Walters of Key West, Fla.; daughter, Susan (Tom) Bielamowicz of Charlotte, N.C.; brother, Dale Walters of North Canton, Ohio; and two grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Ned Walters and Dr. Donald Walters; and two sisters, Juanita Wells and Marcille Hill.
Visitation is today from 4-7 p.m. at Cisco Funeral Home, Celina, Ohio.
Services will be held Friday, April 27, at 2 p.m., also at the funeral home, with the Rev. Robert Ellis officiating.
Burial will be in Swamp College Funeral Home.
Online condolences may be made at www.ciscofuneralhome.com.