Predeceased by beloved wife Hedi of 67 years.
Loving father of Ingrid Beacom (Warren), Heidi Groff (Glen), Karin Dschankilic (Ken), Patricia Hawkins (Mike).
Cherished Opa of ten grandchildren: Sherry, Michelle, Chris, James, Kimberley, Andrew, Christen, Zac, Lucas and Anna.
Dear Opa of eleven great-grandchildren. Brother of Erika Durang of Köln.
Born in Pirmasens, Germany, Walter sailed The Seven Seas to Canada in 1956 to prepare for his family to follow shortly after.
Walter was a proud German trained tool & die maker who established Pirma Tool & Die with Hedi. He was a brilliant skilled craftsman, well-respected by his peers.
The family greatly benefitted from Walter’s many talents and enthusiastic involvement in projects. He has left a legacy of his handiwork.
Tribute on Friday January 5th at 11 am with Celebration of Life immediately following at 11:30 am to 1 pm. McEachnie Funeral Home, Pickering Village, Ontario.
In lieu of flowers, the family invites donations to Parkinson Canada .