10254 W. Carlton Bay | Garden City, ID 83714

Walter W. Botsch June 4, 1936 - January 31, 2021

On January 31st 2021 Walter left this world to be with his Lord and Savior.

Walter was born June 4, 1936 in Boston Massachusetts to mother, Sarah Theresa James & Father, Walter Henry Botsch. Siblings included Donald, Mary and Butch. Walt served in the National Guard for a time before marrying his first wife. Together they had 3 children, Walter, Diane and Kevin. Walt and his first wife Lorrain later divorced.

Walter Became a Stationery Engraver by trade and soon after that, he met the love of his life and soul mate Penny. They have spent the last 57 years together in marriage. During that time they had three children together: Marc (married to Charisse) Veronica (married to Roger Wallace) & Melanie (married to Thomas Jefferson Osborne). Walt is also survived by six Grand-children: Adam, Ryan, Brianne, Ciara, Ashley and Benjamin. Lastly, one Great Grand-child, Scottie Joe.

To his grand-children he was known as Pa.

Walter had many hobbies including boating, fishing and camping. He also enjoyed long road trips and spending quality time with family and close friends. Walt loved watching sporting events. He loved his Boston Celtics. Go Celtics !!  Walt and Penny ran a successful engraving business in Los Angeles for over 37 years before retiring and moving to the Boise area.

Walt will be missed by his family and loved ones. “Cheers Dad” until we all meet again In Heaven.***Walters daughter Diane and her husband Rich raised two boys, Ryan and Michael. Walter’s grandson Ryan had a daughter Rohan, and his grandson Michael had a son Jack. Walter’s son Walter (Wally) and his wife Margie raised three boys, Michael, Nicholas and Joseph. Walter’s son Kevin and his wife Donna raised four boys Kevin, Joey, Christopher and Adam.
Walter had 12 grandsons and 3 granddaughters, and 2 great granddaughters.





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    Veronica Wallace says

    I am grateful for all the time we had together.
    I loved our daily chats and holding your hand.
    You were strong, kind and caring to the very end.
    I will miss sharing Scotties latest video, and Bandit will miss his cuddle partner too.
    I know our Lord and Savior had a perfect plan for your life, and I look forward to seeing you again.
    Rest in Peace Dad.
    We will never forget you.
    Mom, Marc, Vonnie, Melanie, Adam, Morgan , Scottie, Ryan, Chelsea, Charisse, Brianne, Ciara , T.J, Ashley, Ben, and Roger will always have a special place in their heart for you!

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    Debbie (Botsch) and Tom Stevens says

    We are very sorry for Walter having passed. The burden of his illness now is behind as his soul rose to heaven but that does not relieve anyone of the grief of their loss.
    Our prayers and condolences to all,.

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    Dawn Mason says

    You are in my thoughts and prayers. Uncle Walter you will be truly missed by many. Love you “Frito Benneto” Give mom and dad a hug for me.

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    Beverly and Scott says

    We will miss you so much Walter and our fun times together. Rest in peace in heaven our dear friend.

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