CAPE GIRARDEAU - Ivo W. Halter, 91, died Jan. 12, 2005 at the Monticello House in Jackson.
Born Dec. 1, 1913, in Charleston, son of the late Michael and Mary Carlisle Halter, he was retired carpenter and member of Carpenters Local 1770. A technician with the U.S. Army during World War II, he had served as an usher for St. Mary's Cathedral.
On Sept. 29, 1941, in Charleston, he married Dorothy E. Nenninger who preceded him in death on April 21, 2003.
Survivors include two sons, Mike Halter of Overland Park, Kan., and David Halter of Cape Girardeau; three daughters, Mary Schmalz of Georgetown, Colo., Cathy Vanderpool of Cape Girardeau and Patty Huber of Jackson; two brothers, Norbert Halter and Martin Halter of Charleston; two sisters, Cecilia "Toots" Thompson of Florissant and Mary Ellen Stricker of Charleston; and 14 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Four brothers and four sisters also preceded him in death.
Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the Lorberg Memorial Funeral Chapel in Cape Girardeau, where parish prayers will be said at 7 p.m.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Mary's Cathedral. The Rev. Patrick Nwokoye and Monsignor Richard Rolwing will officiate.
Burial will follow in St. Mary's Cemetery.