Sheila Marie Walters
Sheila Marie Walters, 50, passed away peacefully at The Good Samaritan Village in Sioux Falls after a 3 year fight with ALS (Lou Gehrig's disease).
Sheila was born on December 18, 1969 to Gary and Debra (Reiners) McCollar. She attended Lincoln High School and shortly after enlisted in the US Army where she would serve for only a year and be medically discharged. She started nursing school and became an LPN at Terrace Manor nursing home in Dell Rapids, SD., an office manager for Dr. Fred Harris at Dakota Surgical in Sioux Falls,SD., and later ended her nursing career at Urology Specialists in Sioux Falls, SD. Sheila changed careers and started working at Midwest Landscape Supply in Harrisburg, SD., then ended her career working at Lawn Pro Inc in Tea, SD. Sheila took great pride in her work.
Sheila enjoyed fishing, going to concerts, watching and playing sports, working outdoors, and most of all spending time with her children, grandchildren, and friends. She was known as a kindhearted woman who put everyone before herself and had the most beautiful, contagious smile and laugh. Also, admired for her inner strength and will to fight. She took great pride in raising her three children and loved nothing more than being a mother.
Grateful for having shared her life are parents: Gary (Kathy) McCollar of Sioux Falls, SD; grandmother: Joanne Reiners of Sioux Falls, SD; children: Dustin (Caitlyn) Guischer of Baltic, SD; Lucas Milne of Sioux Falls, SD; Hailey Milne of Sioux Falls, SD; sisters: Cristy (Brian) Payfer of Brandon, SD, and Jodi (Marty) Anfinson of Chancellor, SD; five grandchildren: Paxton (10 mo), Kason (2), Briella (3), Raelynn (2), Oaklynn (due any day); best friend: Kristin Sousek of Sioux Falls, SD; and an abundance of nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts, uncles, and friends.
Visitation will be Thursday, September 17, 5:00 PM at Barnett-Lewis Funeral Home with a Scripture Vigil and Rosary at 6:30 PM. Mass of Christian Burial will be Friday, September 18, 10:00 AM at the Cathedral of St. Joseph.
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