The memorial service for Myron F. Walth, 92, of Aberdeen, SD, will be 11:00am, Monday, October 9, 2023, at Zion Lutheran Church. Burial will be at Sunset Memorial Gardens with Military honors by Sidney L. Smith American Legion Post 24. Myron died Thursday, September 28, 2023, at his home in Aberdeen.
In lieu of flowers we ask that you consider a donation to Aberdeen Area Arts Council or Boys & Girls Club of Aberdeen Area.
Myron F. Walth was born on December 20, 1930, to Fred and Margaret (Rudolf) Walth in Wishek, ND. He attended country school from first to eighth grade and graduated from Wishek High School in 1950. He continued his education by completing a summer course at Ellendale Industrial so he could teach in a country school.
On April 27, 1952, Myron married Marion Schock, who died in 1991. He was drafted into the Army Signal Corps in September 1952 and was honorably discharged in 1954. Myron worked for Brown County Co-op (later South Dakota Wheat Growers), starting in 1956 and served as manager until his retirement in 1992. After retirement, Myron enjoyed spending winters in Mesa, AZ. On June 13, 1993, Myron married Beth Rietz.
Myron enjoyed traveling and woodworking. He was a member at Zion Lutheran Church and spent many hours volunteering at the church and thrift stores both in Arizona and Salvation Army in Aberdeen. He was a member of the American Legion, Moose, and Elks. He served on many organizations including the Brown County Fair Board from 1978 to 1985, the L.P. Gas Association, serving as the president from 1971 to 1972; and was Director for District #4 of the S.D. petroleum Marketers Association from 1980-1986.
Grateful for having shared Myron’s life are siblings: Larry (wife Jeannie), Carol (husband Vernon); sons Craig (wife Mary); Dwight (wife Lisa); stepdaughter Janelle (husband Tim); stepson Steven; fourteen grandchildren; and nine great grandchildren.
Preceding Myron in death are parents, Fred and Margaret; first wife, Marion; second wife, Beth; brothers, Wilbert, Benjamin, Edmund, and Adam; sister, Wilma; grandchild Stori; and stepsons, Alan, and David