A funeral service honoring the life of Mr. Walter L. Asseff, MD will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, February 24, 2023, at Kilpatrick’s Rose-Neath Chapel in Mansfield, Louisiana with Reverend Margaret Ayers officiating. Burial will follow at Highland Cemetery in Mansfield, Louisiana. Visitation will be held at 9:30 a.m. Friday, February 24, 2023, until the time of service.
Walter passed away on Tuesday, February 21, 2023, in Shreveport, Louisiana. He was born in Mansfield, Louisiana on September 15, 1935, to Waddie and Helen Elias Asseff.
He graduated from Mansfield High School in 1953. Walter attended Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, where he received Bachelor of Science in Chemistry. Then he went to Louisiana State University Medical School in New Orleans, Louisiana, where he graduated in 1961 with his Doctorate in Medicine. He then served in the Public Health Service. After his service he began a private medical practice in Oak Dale, Louisiana. He later moved to Shreveport, Louisiana and continued his practice until his retirement. Walter was a lifelong member of Christ Memorial Episcopal Church in Mansfield, Louisiana.
Walter was preceded in death by his mother and father, his brothers, George, Sam, and Robert Asseff; and his sister, Mary Martien. He is survived by one sister, Barbara Creamer, and her husband, Aaron, and one brother, John Asseff, and a host of nieces, nephews, and other relatives.
Honoring Walter as pallbearers will be Matthew Creamer, Jason Murphy, Dustin Sherrill, Michael Haynes, Glen Wofford, Jr., and Tim Wofford.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Christ Memorial Episcopal Church, 401 Washington Avenue, Mansfield, Louisiana 71052.