Helen Elfreda Bangert Walter, 99, Hoisington, formerly of Russell, died Monday, Aug. 27, 2018, at the Country Place Senior Living Center, Hoisington.

She was born in 1918, south of Milberger, to Fred and Mollie (Stettinger) Strecker. She attended Liberty Rural School in Barton County.

She married Rueben Bangert on Feb. 19, 1939, in Russell County. He preceded her in death April 11, 1967. She later married Dave Walter on Aug. 5, 1972. He preceded her in death on July 27, 1976. She worked for 20 years as a food service worker in the Bickerdyke Elementary School Cafeteria.

Survivors include three sons, Larry Bangert Arvada, Colo., Dennis Bangert Derby, and Allen Bangert Russell, ; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; two step-children; and two step-grandchildren.

Services will be at 10:30 am. Thursday, at St. John Lutheran Church, Russell; burial in Russell City Cemetery. Visitation will be until 8 p.m. Wednesday, with family greeting guests from 6 to 7 pm, at the Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary, Russell.

Memorials are suggested to Kindred Hospice in care of the mortuary.