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Published February 16, 2014, 12:00 AM

Walter “Walt” Joseph Jonas

Walter “Walt” Joseph Jonas, age 77, Fargo, ND passed away on Friday, February 14, 2014 at his home following a short battle with cancer.

He was born February 11, 1937 in Cologne, Germany to Solly and Hilda Jonas. Walter graduated from Fargo Central High School in 1956. In 1963, Walter was united in marriage to Nancy Gessell. He served for 4 years with the Air Force doing motor pool and 30 years in the Air National Guard as a Cook. He was a meat cutter and truck driver for Armours and Company for close to 15 years. He also drove truck for Centry Mercury Motor Freight for 10 years. After that, Walt and Nancy opened CTM Café on 7th Ave & 19th St. N and ran that for 7 years. In 1996, he retired as a truck driver from Wentz Trucking.

Walter “Walt” Joseph Jonas

Walter “Walt” Joseph Jonas, age 77, Fargo, ND passed away on Friday, February 14, 2014 at his home following a short battle with cancer.

He was born February 11, 1937 in Cologne, Germany to Solly and Hilda Jonas. Walter graduated from Fargo Central High School in 1956. In 1963, Walter was united in marriage to Nancy Gessell. He served for 4 years with the Air Force doing motor pool and 30 years in the Air National Guard as a Cook. He was a meat cutter and truck driver for Armours and Company for close to 15 years. He also drove truck for Centry Mercury Motor Freight for 10 years. After that, Walt and Nancy opened CTM Café on 7th Ave & 19th St. N and ran that for 7 years. In 1996, he retired as a truck driver from Wentz Trucking.

Walt and Nancy resided in Fargo all of their life.

Walt is survived by his wife Nancy; daughters; Crystal (Joel) Noreen, Misty (Josh) Carriere, and Lezlie Dan) Sworthout, son, Ty (Peggy) Jonas, brother, Herbert (Bonnie) Jonas, 11 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren and 1 nephew.

He was preceded in death by his parents Hilda and Solly Jonas.

Funeral Service: 12:00 Monday, February 17, 2014 at Boulger Funeral Home & Celebration of Life Center, Fargo with visitation starting at 11:00.

Arrangements entrusted to the care of Boulger Funeral Home, & Celebration of Life Center, Fargo. Online guestbook at www.boulgerfuneralhome.com.

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