Herbert Wells Walfoort, 89, born Oct. 19, 1927, died on Feb. 6, 2017. He is survived by his wife, Sally; children, Richard (Cindy) and Sheryl (Blaine) Haywood; stepchildren, Mark (Debbie), Brad, Ron (Sue), Ross (Stacy) and Clark Jacobsen; and 12 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Mary (Garber) Walfoort, and infant twin sister.

Herb spent 32 years at 3M and pursued his many talents as an artist, musician, author and poet. He was a lifelong learner and loved to take classes to learn about electronics and computers. At age 88, he started taking cello lessons. Herb was proud of his service in the Navy in World War II.

Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Feb. 10 at Church of the Holy Childhood, with interment at Union Cemetery.

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