Published 12:00 am Thursday, May 29, 2008
Walter S. Gilbertson, 73, of Fayetteville, Ark. died on May 27, 2008 at his home.
He was born Aug. 17, 1934 in Owatonna, Minn., the son of Walter Guy and Elfreida Theadoa Malakowsky Gilbertson. He formerly owned and operated Home Town Real Estate & Farms ‘n Homes of the Ozarks Real Estate Company. He was a Lutheran.
He is survived by his wife of 30 years, Sherry M. Gilbertson; five sons, Craig Gilbertson, Tampa, Fla., Mark Gilbertson, Arlington, Texas, Ronnie Gilbertson, Magalia, Calif., Walter Gilbertson, North Richland Hills, Texas, Wayne Gilbertson, Fayetteville, Ark.; three daughters, Renee Holzapfel, N. Mankato, Minn., Sherry A. Gilbertson, Fayetteville, Lori Kamholz, Owatonna, Minn.; two sisters, Vivian Unverzogt, Austin, Minn.; Lucille Wollenburg, Austin, Minn.; 17 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Christine Schocker and a granddaughter, Caitlyn Gilbertson.
A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, May 31, at Moore’s Chapel in Fayetteville, Ark. Brother Jerry Brumley will officiate. Visitation will be held from 6–8 p.m., Friday, May 30 at Moore’s Chapel. Memorials may be made to the Cancer Support Home of Fayetteville.