North Jefferson News, Gardendale, AL

Obituaries

May 19, 2014

Obituary: Mildred Marie Rachal Walt

NORTH JEFFERSON — Mildred Marie Rachal Walt, 99, passed away at her home in Gardendale. She was born September 19, 1914 in Cloutierville, La. She was a retired nurse with over 50 years of service. She resided in North Fond du Lac, Wis. and in Nachiotoches, La. before moving to Gardendale. She was a devoted member of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton and participated in the Ladies Altar Sodality. She also enjoyed playing and teaching bridge at the Gardendale Civic Center.

Mildred was preceded in death by her husband of over 50 years Leo A. Walt, her parents and six of her siblings.

She is survived by her daughter Mary O'Laire and husband Michael, grandson Matthew O'Laire and wife Mary and great-grandchildren Hannah and William. She is also survived by her sister Mel Cieslak and brother Harold Rachal along with many nieces and nephews.

Family and friends may pay their respects at a memorial service held at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church in Gardendale Thursday, May 22, 2014 with visitation from 4-5 p.m. and memorial service at 5 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial may be made to a charity of your choice.

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