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Walter C. Tallberg

Walter C. Tallberg, 78, passed away peacefully Sunday, March 23, 2014 at the White River Medical Center in Batesville, Arka. after a very courageous battle with colon cancer with his wife and daughters by his side.

Walt was born May 31, 1935, in Ansonia, Conn. to Walter A. & Edith J. (Clark) Tallberg. He graduated high school in 1951 and joined the Air Force in 1952. He also served in the Navy and Army before retiring from the Military in 1995. He was a member of the Duluth IBEW Electricians Local 242, the National Rifle Association and was very proud to be a Korean War Vet.

He was preceded in death by his parents, brother Richard, sister-in-law Lucille and a grandson Billy Downs IV.

He is survived by his loving wife of 21 years Judi; five daughters, Cheryl Downs, Lisa Tallberg, Karen (Randy) Silverness, Superior, Tracy (Joe Lassen), Conway, Ga., Susie (Greg Jones), Forest Lake, Minn.; his step-children, Angie (Pat) Pierce, Teri (Bruce) Sutherland, Bennett; and Alan, South Range; 13 grandchildren and one great-grandson.

A memorial service is being planned for later in the summer.

Lenroot-Maetzold Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

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