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Rev. Thomas E. Walsch

POSTED: February 17, 2014 8:58 a.m.

The Rev. Thomas E. Walsch, 97, died Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014, in Wilson. Rev. Walsch was born April 27, 1916 in Chicago, Ill. the son of  Thomas W. Walsch and Gertrude Knauer. A Methodist minister for 41 years, Rev. Walsch grew up around the Chicago area, moved to various churches in his ministry, and retired in Wilson in 1979. He was a member of the Wilson United Methodist Church.
Rev. Walsch was preceded in death by his wife, Doris (Grauer) Walsch May 2, 2005. Survivors are a sister, Gertrude Hanschke, and two nieces.
Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 17, at Foster Mortuary in Wilson, and from 9 a.m. to service time at the Wilson United Methodist Church.
Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 18, at Wilson United Methodist Church, with Pastor Rebecca Stredney officiating. Burial will be in Wilson City Cemetery.
Memorials are to the Wilson United Methodist Church

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