Rosemary J. Walton, 88, of Garrett, died Thursday May 11, 2023. Rosemary was born October 18, 1934 in Kansas City, Missouri. Rosemary lived at Holiday Lakes for 54 years and loved her home there. She was a Travel Agent from 1965-2009 owning her own agency, Walton Travel, from 1984-2009 in Auburn and then Garrett. She was a founding member and Elder at Saint Andrew Evangelical Presbyterian Church in Auburn. Rosemary loved the Lord, family, her church, traveling and her pet dogs over the years. She was very active in attending athletics, theatre, music and scholar activities of her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. Rosemary also enjoyed volunteering throughout the years for the March of Dimes, Hospice, and mentoring at the Garrett Schools.
She is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law, Mike and Sherry Walton of Leo, and Steve and Lynn Walton of Fort Wayne; daughter and son-in-law, Janet and Sam LaTurner of Avilla; sister and brother-in-law, Sherry and Buzz Wink of Fort Wayne; brother and sister-in-law, Donald and Karine McCall of Montecito, California; grandchildren, Mary (Jason) Wilges of Fort Wayne; Lisa (Greg) Scudder of Shelbyville, Alisha (Will) Key of Fort Wayne; Tanya (Chris) Freeman of Auburn; Shad (Cathy) Smith of Laurens, Iowa, and Cassidi (Eric) Dupree of Tucson, Arizona; 26 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, John Robert “Bob” Walton; father, Trenouth Ray McCall; mother, Wilma (Coburn) Jefferies; and a grandson, Zach Walton.
Visitation for Rosemary will be held Monday, May 15, 2023 from 2-5 & 6-8 p.m. at St. Andrew Evangelical Presbyterian Church 316 W. 4th Street Auburn. Funeral service will be held Tuesday, May 16, 2023 at 11 a.m. with visitation one hour prior also at St. Andrew Evangelical Presbyterian Church. Rev. Adam Reasner will be officiating. Burial will be held in Cedar Creek Cemetery, Auburn.
Memorial donations may be made to St. Andrew Evangelical Presbyterian Church, DeKalb Pregnancy Center, or Wounded Warriors.