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WHEREAS, the original Walton's Funeral Home irz downtown Reno was purchased by Ed McCaffery more than 50 years ago; and

WHEREAS, Walton's Funerals and Cremations now serves communities across Northern Nevada and Susanville, California; and

WHEREAS, this family business is a dedicated member of our community and supports many organizations with a focus on hospice care, veterans care and services, and grief support; and

WHEREAS, through their motto, 'every life has a story,' Walton's Funerals and Cremations is an important part of our community; and

WHEREAS, with an unwavering commitment to caring for those who are grieving, Walton's Funerals and Cremations acts as an advocate, showing compassion for those who have suffered a loss; and

WHEREAS, in September 2016 a fire dest oyed the Sparks location of Walton's, which had been part of the community for more than 40 years, and the State of Nevada is proud to recognize Walton's Funerals and Cremations as they celebrate the re-opening of this facility;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, BRIAN SANDOVAL, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF NEVADA, do hereby proclaim  November 30, 2017 as a day in honor of

 Walton's Funerals and Cremations

 

 Proclamation Seal Only                         Signatures of Governor Brian Sandoval, Barbara Cegaske & Cadence Matijevich