Elsa M. Walter

Elsa Walter died of old age on Aug. 30, 2008. She was 102.

She was born on June 17, 1906 in Lolo, Mont. to parents Edward and Hannah Miller. Raised in Montana, she graduated from Victor High School in Lolo. She then went on to get her degree at St. Luke's Hospital in Spokane, Wash. in l925.

She worked as a bacteriologist until she retired in l947.

In 1932, she married Hubert H. Walter in Seattle. They moved to Lake Oswego in l960, and then to Tigard in the early l970s. In 2001 Mrs. Walter moved back to Mary's Woods in Lake Oswego.

Survivors include her daughter Kristin Lechner of Lake Oswego, three nieces and one nephew.

Her husband, Walter, died in l981.

No services were held.