Walter “Nawgishek” E. Foresman, 84, of Topeka, passed away on April 27, 2021 at Stormont Vail Hospital.
He was born on May 19, 1936 to Ralph and Juanita (Patton) Foresman in Rossville, Kansas.
Walter graduated from Wamego High School in 1954 and went straight to work. Over the course of his life he had many jobs but he enjoyed working at Roberson Lumber as a Salesman, where he later retired.
On June 20, 1986, Walter married Delilia Dutt in Topeka.
He was a member of St. Aloysius Catholic Church in Meriden, Kansas.
Walter was a member of the Citizen Pottawatomi Nation of Shawnee, Oklahoma and also the Knights of Columbus Council number 7426 for 35 years, where he served as a Knight of the 3rd Degree. He was an avid antique shopper with his wife. He loved to hunt and fish, and was a great outdoorsman. Walter also enjoyed to go mushroom hunting. He was so excited about the upcoming mushroom season. Walter loved to collect John Deere Tractors. He loved to spend time with his family and spoiling everyone, especially his grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Walter is survived by loving Wife, Delilia; Children, Mike (Sharon) Foresman, DeAnna (Herb) Lambert, Linda (Willie) Erikson, William Foresman, Jeffery (Karen) Fortenberry; Brother, Gene (Janet) Foresman and Sister, Sheila (Ken) Walsh; 13 Grandchildren and 17 Great Grandchildren and one on the way.
He was preceded in death by his Son, Robert Foresman; both of his parents; two daughter-in-laws, Pamela Foresman and Marvalie Foresman.
Rosary will be prayed at 3:00 pm at Parker Price Funeral Home on Sunday, May 2, 2021 followed by a visitation where the family will greet friends until 5:30 pm.
Mass of Christian Burial will be Monday, May 3, 2021 at St. Aloysius Catholic Church in Meriden, Kansas at 10:00 am. Interment will follow at Mount Calvary Cemetery.
Memorials contributions may be made to Midland Hospice Care or to St. Aloysius Catholic Church and sent in the care of Parker Price Funeral Home.