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Madeline Waltz, 100, Columbia, KY (1924-2024)

Madeline Waltz of Columbia died on Friday, July 5, 2024 at her home. She was 100 years old.

The funeral service will be held at 11amCT on Wednesday, July 10, 2024, at Milltown Church with Bro. Barney Taylor officiating. Burial will follow in Lebanon National Cemetery in Lebanon, Kentucky.

Visitation is requested after 4pmCT on Tuesday and from 6amCT until 8:30amCT on Wednesday at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, and after 9amCT on Wednesday at the Milltown Church.

Madeline was born April 14, 1924, in DePoyster, New York, to the late Glenn Thomas and June Pearl Conroy Hill. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, David C. Waltz on September 4, 1994.

Ms. Waltz was a member of Milltown Church, the first female Lieutenant in the Kentucky Corrections Cabinet, a Red Cross Nurse for blood drives, volunteered for various organizations, including Food Pantries, Soup Kitchens and Meal on Wheels, but above all she was a devoted Military Wife.

Survivors include:
  • Two sons - Glenn C. Waltz (Diann) and David Craig Waltz (Katina) all of Columbia
  • One daughter - Madeline Patricia "Patti" Fluhr (Ray) of Columbia
  • One half-sister - Marian Hill of Waddington, New York
  • Seven grandchildren - David Craig Waltz,III, Darren Casey Waltz, Michelle Stanley, Amber Grimes, Victoria Pridemore, Joshua Roberts, Courtney McCord
  • Six great-grandchildren - Grace Carol Combs, Dylan Grimes, Jaxson Henderson, Colton Pridemore, Preston McCord, Blakely McCord
  • Two great-grandchildren - Madeline Grimes and Amelia Grimes
In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate a donation to Tunnel to Towers or the D.A.V.

Casket Bearers: Glenn Waltz, David Waltz, Ray Fluhr, Joshua Roberts, Dylan Grimes, Craig Waltz

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be left at

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Madeline Waltz, 100, Columbia, KY (1924-2024)

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