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Walter was born on January 2, 1923 and passed away on Thursday, August 10, 2017.

Walter was a resident of Greenfield, Indiana at the time of passing.

He was born on January 2, 1923 in Greenfield to the late Walter & Florence (Jackson) Worland During high school Walter was called to serve his country and enlist in the U.S. Air Force during WWII instead of graduating with his senior class in 1942.

He spent his career at both the Greenfield Daily Reporter serving as Managing Editor for 31 years and the Indiana Masonic Home in Franklin for 14 years serving as their magazine editor. Walter was a dedicated member of Trinity Park United Methodist Church, a 50-year member of the Hancock Masonic Lodge F&AM #101, Scottish Rite, Order of the Eastern Star, Red Cross of Constantine, Murat Shrine, was Grand Commander of Knights Templar Indiana. A funeral service will be held at 10:00am on Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at the funeral home with calling one hour prior to the service. Burial immediately following at Park Cemetery with Military Rites provided by the Greenfield Veterans Honor Guard. Walter was proud to be the first Major Benefactor to the Hancock Regional Hospital Hospice Unit and in honor of him memorial contributions may be sent to Hancock Regional Hospital Foundation, designate Hospice, 801 North State Street, Greenfield, Indiana 46140.

Burial immediately following at Park Cemetery with Military Rites provided by the Greenfield Veterans Honor Guard. Walter was proud to be the first Major Benefactor to the Hancock Regional Hospital Hospice Unit and in honor of him memorial contributions may be sent to Hancock Regional Hospital Foundation, designate Hospice, 801 North State Street, Greenfield, Indiana 46140.

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