Erika Hoppenthaler Walden – age 92 of Gladstone and formerly of Cameron and Altamont, passed away Wednesday afternoon, March 13, 2024, at Linden Woods Village in Gladstone, Missouri. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to the donor’s choice in care of the funeral home. A service celebrating Erika’s life will be held at 2:00 PM, Tuesday, March 19, 2024, at Stith Funeral Home in Gallatin.  The family will gather with friends one-hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Friends may call from 11 AM to 5 PM, Monday at the funeral home. Burial will follow the services at Hillcrest Cemetery in Gallatin. Arrangements entrusted to the care and direction of Stith Funeral Home in Gallatin (660) 663-2117. Online guestbook at