Timothy Walter, 72

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Timothy "Tim" Kreigh Walter was born on October 10, 1951 in Beloit, Kansas, the son of Leo E. and Margaret A. Remus Walter. He died on February 1, 2024 in Topeka, Kansas, after a courageous battle with Acute Myeloid Leukemia at the age of 72 years.
Tim, as he was known, grew up in Cawker City, attending St. Theresa's before graduating from Cawker City High School in 1969. He went on to attend Central College in Wichita, Kansas, followed by a year at Fort Hays State University before moving back to Cawker. In 1970, he met the love of his life, Patience Ann Dreibelbis, when she asked for a ride in his car because she really liked his 1970 Dodge Challenger. On March 13, 1971 at St. Peter and Paul Church in Cawker City they were united in marriage. From this union, Tim and Patience were blessed with five wonderful daughters.
Tim farmed with his Dad and brother Doug most of his life and lived outside of Tipton, Kansas, until the early 90s when they decided to move to Beloit. Tim worked for Carrico Implement in the Lawn & Garden department for many years, Salina Motorsports and retired from Heritage Tractor in Topeka, Kansas. Tim was a member and past Grand Knight of the Tipton Knights of Columbus council and also a member and Faithful Navigator for the Robert F Kennedy 4th degree assembly. He also served on the school board for Waconda USD 272 and NCK Vo-Tech school of Beloit, Kansas. In 2006 they moved to Topeka, Kansas. In 2011 Tim fought colon cancer and won and because of this became a volunteer for the Cancer Center at St Francis Hospital in Topeka after he retired. He also took pride in spending time with his grandkids and going to their many sporting events, attending local events in Topeka with his wife and daughters, and spending time traveling with Patience. They frequently went to Hawaii and had some of the best trips with his sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law. Tim was an avid Kansas Jayhawk, Kansas City Chiefs, and Washburn University fan attending as many games as he could. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and collecting coins. Later in life he enjoyed having convertibles for the many road trips he and Patience went on around the country.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his mother and father-in-law, Wanda and Neal Dreibelbis; brothers, Doug and Kip; grandson, Jordan Boyles; and nephew, Carl Cox.
Tim is survived by his wife, Patience of Topeka; daughters, Stacey and Rick Scott of Concordia, Margaret Boyles (Kennedy and Jacob) of Topeka, Heather and Jeff Germann (Brandon and Emma, Brooke and Josh Haden) of Morganville, Tiffany and Brad Noller (Parker, Jackson, Houston) of Topeka, and Whitney and Robert Kinyua (Sophia, Logan, Gabriella) of Mount Dora, Florida. He is also survived by a sister-in-law, Jeanie Walter of Cawker City, sisters-in-law Linda (Roland) Woods of Salt Lake City, Utah, Pene (Harvey) Cox of Beloit, Lora (BJ) Dreibelbis of Salt Lake City, Utah; brothers-in-law, Ted (Shawn) Dreibelbis of Kenewick, Washington, and Tim Dreibelbis of Beloit; 12 nieces and nephews; 11 grandchildren; one great-grandchild, Paige Haden; and a host of family and friends.
Funeral services will be at 11 AM Saturday, February 10, at the Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Cawker City.
Visitation will be from 9 AM to 4 PM with family present from 2 PM to 4 PM Friday, February 9, at the Roberts Family Funeral Home.
A rosary service will be at 7 PM Friday at the Church.
Memorials may be given to University of Kansas, St. Francis Cancer Center, 1700 SW 7th Street, Topeka, KS 66606 or Midland Care Hospice, 200 SW Frazier Cir, Topeka, KS 66606.
Roberts Family Funeral Service is in charge of arrangements.
Condolences may be left at www.robertsfamilyfs.com

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