DARBY – Walter “Wally” R. Karr, 78, of Darby, passed away Friday, September 15, 2017, at St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula.
Wally was born Sept. 27, 1938, in Chicago, Illinois, to Walter and Catherine Karakuszka. He worked at General Electric for 30 years. He enjoyed model railroading and the Illinois Railway Museum.
Wally was preceded in death by his wife Patricia J. Karr.
He was survived by his daughter, Christine (Paul) Gryszkiewicz; granddaughter, Erica; brothers, Arnold (late wife, Patricia) and Richard (Mary) Karr; two nieces and four nephews.
Visitation will take place at 2 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 23, at the Daly-Leach Chapel. Funeral services be held at 3 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 23, at the Daly-Leach Chapel in Hamilton with interment following at Lone Pine Cemetery in Darby.
The family suggests memorials to the Illinois Railway Museum, 7000 Olson Rd. Union, IL 60180.