September 13, 1922-

March 7, 2014

Walter Leroy Manning born on September 13, 1922, passed away on Friday, March 7, 2014.

Walter was born in Ogden, IA to Martin and Hazel Manning. He spent his youth growing up in Booneville, IA with his four sisters Betty, Helen, Janice and Marlene. Walter is survived by his wife Dorothea and children: Julie (Fred) Jackson, Walter Manning Jr., Alan (Kris) Manning and Corky (Dale) Edwards, many grandchildren and great grandchildren and sisters Betty Fitzgerald, Helen Stangl and Janice Roper.

Memorial services will be held Wednesday, March 12th at 3PM at Booneville Methodist Church with burial following at the Booneville Cemetery. A visitation reception will follow from 5PM to 8PM for all family and friends at the Van Meter Legion Hall. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to the Van Meter Legion (PO Box 81 Van Meter, IA 50261). Walter was Legion member for over 60 years. Online condolences may be left at