woke up one morning several years ago and noticed that the Marine Corps flag that flew in front of his
Kirkwood home was missing.He
called the police.
and Ballman both fall into that second category.
...It so happened that Walter, a senior vice president at Stifel, Nicolaus & Co., had been for many years a chairman of the local Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation golf tournament.
You'll have to play as my guest, said Walter
That is how Cindy Ballman heard about Tom Walter
Everybody sat around talking and Tom
and Cindy realized that they had been at Northeast Missouri State University
- now Truman State - at the same time.
...Tom left to join the Marine Corps.
After the dinner, Cindy's friend, Tom
's date, suggested that Tom ask Cindy out.
was shot and killed by Charles Lee Thornton during Thornton's murderous rampage at Kirkwood City Hall
..."We have some flexibility," said Walter, who is a national director.
Last Monday, Walter
presented Cindy with six $5,000 bonds for each child's college education.