Dad playing for us at home with Beau Jack
Walter Johannes Frostad
  • 93 years old
  • Date of birth: Jul 1, 1919
  • Date of passing: Jan 8, 2013
  • Place of passing:
    Coeur d' Alene, Idaho, United States
Let the memory of Walter be with us forever...dad's motto and religion for life... Do good and be good.

This memorial website was created in the memory of our loved one, Walter Frostad, 93, born on July 1, 1919 and passed away on January 8, 2013. We will remember him forever.

Walt's memoral service was held at the Coeur D' Alene Eagles January 21st. Thank you everyone who attended and to all of those who were there through this tough time. Dad will be missed. What a truly loving soul, he truly achieved unconditional love. What an example you set. Thank you dad

Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by Susan Richards on 2nd July 2016

"love you and know we will meet again."

This tribute was added by Julie Hammock on 1st July 2016

"Missing you on your Birthday today, best wishes, thank you for leaving behind so many fond memories. All our love, your family"

This tribute was added by Julie Hammock on 9th January 2016

"Dad, wishing you and mom were here. We are keeping the dream alive for our family, as we sit here in the house that keeps all our fondest memories. The coffee is on, just missing you both."

This tribute was added by Nicole Robertson on 9th January 2016

"Missing you each and everyday- love keeping your memory alive watching home videos of you playing music - my kids love watching Grandpa Frostad on TV- wish we all had more time with you."

This tribute was added by Cheryl Frostad on 9th January 2016

"Your grandsons were looking through family photos today. Just the sight of your smiling face brought a smile to mine, and a tear to my eye. You are and always will be such a huge part of our lives, dad. I miss you..."

This tribute was added by Julie Hammock on 8th January 2014

"Dad I hope that heaven is all it's made out to be. Lead me through the fog with the light in your eyes and the song in your heart. We love and miss you. Tell mom we said you were an amazing father and she sure knew what she was doing when she met you. Love you both."

This tribute was added by Cheryl Frostad on 8th January 2014

"i love you pompa. i miss you,grandson"

This tribute was added by Cheryl Frostad on 18th July 2013

"Dad, I miss you every single day. I miss sharing a drink, having you over for dinner, your jokes and laughter...I want to call you up and ask for advice. You always had the most amazing insights on life. So loving and always so proud of me and each of your children. I could really use one of your bone-crushing hugs, Dad. I'd better get one when we meet again. I love you, always."

This tribute was added by Margie Kinch on 9th March 2013

"I only met Walt once, but heard about him over my lifetime.  He was a friend of my Dad's, Fred Marshall, since early school years.  Walter visited my parents over the years. I felt privileged to meet Walt when Tamara and Gary brought him to visit for both our Dad's last visit.  They played music for all of us.  Who would guess that two life long friends would die 5 days apart."

This tribute was added by Marlene Gibson on 2nd February 2013

"He was such a wonderful man and reminded me so much of my own father who also enjoyed playing accordion. We are grateful for the opportunity to meet your dad. We'll miss him very much. <3"

This tribute was added by Carl Nyberg on 28th January 2013

"Had great times playing at the Eagles with Walt. I was one of the Scarlets. We`ll miss you Walt."

This tribute was added by Julie Hammock on 26th January 2013

"Dad, I miss our morning coffee and good conversations.  You had better have the coffee on for me when I get there.  I love you and your loving ways.  Miss you. Jul"

This tribute was added by Leslie Knight on 25th January 2013

"Walt, thanks for all the walks along Sanders with Julie and the family. Glad I got to give you a hug and view the Eagles for the new year 2013. Sure enjoyed your music, spirit and your love for your family. You will be missed. Rest in Peace."

This tribute was added by Chris Frostad on 23rd January 2013

"Uncle Walt will be missed by us boys, Elmer, Chris , and Mickey Frostad. We loved hearing you play music and you were always an inspiration to us all. You always enjoyed life to its fullest. Love always!"

This tribute was added by Jennifer Hoppe on 22nd January 2013

"I feel blessed for having the opportunity to know such a wonderful person. He touched so many lives with his gift of music and his smile. Walt, you were one of the most amazing men I knew, a true inspiration! You will be forever missed <3"

This tribute was added by Tracy Mukensnabl on 21st January 2013

"I will truly miss your happy positive attitude towards life! You have been an inspiration to so many. I will miss you...love you always and forever!"

This tribute was added by Emily Allen on 20th January 2013

"Grandpa, I love the image and memory of you in my mind. Your big smile, playful personality and spunk for life with always be with me. I loved going to your house to play and visit. Picking rhubarb from your garden and sitting on the ledge while pouring sugar on it an eating it was always my favorite. Thanks for your love, music, smiles and big heart. Till we meet again. Love you!"

This tribute was added by Melvin Frostad on 19th January 2013

"We have fond memories of Walt and his family visiting-bbq salmon-picking blackberries-making jam and playing music in the back yard.     Love you Walt! Remember your my brother!  Mel and Dixie."

This tribute was added by Nicole Robertson on 19th January 2013

"Dad,
You truely are the most  inspirational, fun-loving, musical, & amazing person I have ever & will ever meet. I am so blessed to have had you as a Father. I am so happy you were there to watch me grow, graduate, get married, & become a Mother myself. I had the best teacher guiding me in life. Thanks for every moment. Miss & love you"

This tribute was added by randy robertson on 18th January 2013

"Thanks for teaching me how to act walt. You were always so giving and reasonable. I really loved every song you would play it is amazing you new so many no one could do it like that. I want to be more like you.
PEACE and LOVE"

This tribute was added by Roy Fosback on 17th January 2013

"At the old farm, I remember Grandpa dancing while Uncle Walt played his accordion. Later, I played music with him in The Golden Mt. Boys band. These are treasured memories I will never forget.  He was a good and loving man that will never be forgotten."

This tribute was added by Stephani Wilcoxon on 16th January 2013

"Playing in the camper, rhubarb dipped in sugar, sledding on the road, fun 4th of July's & summer BBQ's, a smile that always lit up his eyes, a laugh I will never forget, fun songs on his piano & accordion.Grandpa, all 8 of us kids got so excited whenever it was announced we were heading to your house.I loved your sunny smile & fun personality,& I hope to be as sassy as you.Love& Miss you!"

This tribute was added by Carolyn Parisot on 16th January 2013

"Walt has been a second father to so many of us he welcomed into his home and we are thankful you shared him.  I loved his positive spirit, music and the way he lived life to the absolute fullest. I know his memory will always be a blessing."

This tribute was added by kathy goodson on 16th January 2013

"Walt was a sweet soul who was a dear friend and neighbor for many years to my mother Edna and step-father John...I always enjoyed seeing
him at their house when I visited...We shared many cups of coffee and good conversations...He was one of the "good guys" for certain! My condolences to his family."

This tribute was added by Rodney Fosback on 15th January 2013

"He left a lasting impression by sharing his ability to sing and make music.  It kept him young in spirit."

This tribute was added by Rachel Eifler on 15th January 2013

"Walt was such a wonderful man. He was a true model of how life should be lived. So many lives have been touched by his kindness and spunky personality. He was a genuine person who lived life to the fullest and will forever leave a lasting impact on many people. I feel blessed to have known him."

This tribute was added by Sue Peterson on 15th January 2013

"Walt will be truly missed.  He was a wonderful friend and neighbor to my grandma Edna and grandpa John for many years. Grandma always could count on Walt to come by in the afternoon for coffee, cookies and conversation."

This tribute was added by Melanie Frostad on 15th January 2013

"Grandpa was such a fun, loving, and talented man. I have SO many good memories of him and hanging out at his house as a child, attending family reunions, all of his smiles and his love for all of us...I count myself so blessed to be a member of his family. He will be missed and I love him so much. I look forward to the day when we can all see him again, hear his music and see his smile. =)"

This tribute was added by Diana Frostad on 15th January 2013

"He was such a Special Uncle, Alway there for so many, We will miss the Music and His Special laughter, Always returned here to Marcus for all the special events. Prayers fred and Diana"

This tribute was added by HeathAnthony Groh on 15th January 2013

"Walt touched so many of our lives. I know I can say I've grown into a better man having had him in mine as a young man. Thanks for being there for some tough times."

This tribute was added by John Frostad on 14th January 2013

"Walt will always be missed.  He loved music and involved many people in his love by playing for them."


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