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408 W. Main St.
P.O. Box 0866
Farwell, MI 48622
Phone: 989-588-4541
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1925 - 2015
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Obituary for Walter Charles Napthen Jr.

Walter Charles  Napthen Jr.
Walter C. Napthen, Jr. - age 90, passed away at his home in Lake, surrounded by his loving family, on Monday, November 2, 2015. Walter was born to parents Walter Charles, and Lillian L. (Harp) Napthen, in Wayne County Michigan on January 7, 1925. After High School Walter gallantly served our country with the United States Army Air Corp as an Air Plane Armorer. He served with the 678 th Bomb Squad and was decorated for his contributions and involvements in the Western Pacific, India, Burma, Central Burma, The China Offensive, and Air Offensive in Japan. His decorations include a Victory Medal, Asiatic Pacific Theater Ribbon with Silver Battle Star, 3 Overseas Service Bars, Meritorious Unit Award and Distinguished Unit Badge. Walter was a member of American Legion Post #225 out of Lansing and a Retired UAW member of Union Local #372 having retired from Chrysler. He Married Lorraine Prus on March 2, 1946 and together they raised Six children. He loved working with wood. Walter is survived by his children, Walter Napthen III of Afton, MI, Linda David and husband James of Farwell, Judy Megge and husband Gary of Warren, David Napthen of Warren, eight grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, and one great-great grandchild. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife Lorraine in 2009, Son Thomas Napthen in 1996, Daughter Mary Hier in 2010 one grandson in 2001 Walter Charles Napthen, IV, two brothers and one sister. A funeral service is planned for Friday, November 6th, 2015 at 11AM from the Campbell-Stocking Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Farwell. Joanne Dana will preside with burial in Surrey Township Cemetery. Military Honors will be performed at the cemetery by American Legion Post # 558. Friends and family may visit on Thursday, November 5th from 5 to 8PM. Donation considerations to the Hospice of your choice. Donation envelopes will be available at the Funeral Home.

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Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Ribbon

Asiatic Pacific Theater Campaign Ribbon

Good Conduct Medal

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