Walter F. Gorham, 90, of Belvidere, IL, died peacefully December 31, 2018 in Rockford, IL. He was born April 1, 1928 in Belvidere the son of Donald and Gertrude (Johnson) Gorham. Walter married the love of his life Audrey Mae Anderson on July 16, 1950 in Belvidere. He proudly served his country in the Korean War with the United States Army. Walter was a member of the VFW Post 1461 and Belvidere American Legion. Walter was passionate about fishing, playing cards and enjoyed old cars.
He is loved and missed by his children, Doug (Gilda) Gorham, Janice (Mike) Ziebka, Jason (Michelle) Gorham, Donald (Elizabeth) Gorham; daughter-in-law, Barb Gorham; grandchildren, John (Stephanie), Steve (Emileigh), Regina, Kirsten (Taylor), Monika (Dan), Abigail, Alayna, Claire, Leslie as well as 5 great-grandchildren. Walter is preceded in death by his wife, Audrey; son, Craig Gorham; parents and sister, Donna Mousel.
Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m., Sunday, January 6, 2019 at Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services, 218 W. Hurlbut Ave., Belvidere, IL. A visitation will be held 9:00 a.m. until the time of service. Burial in Belvidere Cemetery. Memorials to the American Cancer Society or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. To light a candle or share a condolence please visit www.AndersonFCS.com