PRESQUE ISLE – Loretta M. Walton, 91 years old, passed away peacefully of natural causes Friday August 15, 2014 at High View Manor in Madawaska. She was born in Ashland on January 15, 1923, the daughter of George and Mary (Morrow) Michaud. Loretta was a loving wife, mother, friend, and a devout Catholic with unwavering faith in God. She volunteered many hours, days, and years at the church, with a kind heart and a natural devotion caring for those in need. Her unconditional love for her family shined through with her humor and contagious smile. Loretta and Floyd raised their children with one simple rule, ” do unto others as you would have them do unto you”.
Loretta was preceded in death by her loving husband of 54 years Floyd B. Walton, son Michael A. Walton, parents; George and Mary Michaud, and all siblings, brothers; Fred, George, Leonard, Louis, Larry, Thomas, Simon, and one very special sister, Annie. Loretta is survived by two sons; Floyd S. Walton Jr. of Presque Isle, Lee Walton and his wife Kathy of Clovis, California, two daughters; Brenda M. Antworth of Presque Isle, Kathy J. Kinney and husband Frank of Clovis, California, daughter-in-law Jayne (Peterson) Walton of Spring, TX. Nine grandchildren; Keith, Christopher, Michael, Matthew, Evan, Logan, Raygan, Ryan, and Cody. Four great grandchildren; Michael, Kayla, Mason, and Kylee. Many nieces and nephews.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated 11am Thursday August 21, 2014 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Parish of Precious Blood, Main Street, Presque Isle with Rev. Kyle Doustou Celebrant. Friends may call 10am until time of Mass at the church. Interment will be in Johnson Cemetery, Presque Isle. Donations may be made in her memory to St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Presque Isle or High View Manor, 517 Riverview Street Madawaska, ME 04756. Online condolences may be shared at www.duncan-graves.com
Special Thanks: Loretta spent her last years at High View Manor in Madawaska. She was cared for by a staff filled with love and admiration for her. Our family could not have wished for a more devoted loving group of people to care for our mother.