Walter Kessel, 77, of Black Forest CO, died July 31, 2014.
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Walter was born 1936 in Duisburg, Germany and moved to
the US in 1968.
He was hired by Chef Johnson to be the pastry chef for the Penrose room and later for the Broadmoor Hotel where he worked 23 years.
Walter was a resident of the Black Forest from 1971 to the present where he was active in equestrian hobbies including the Cavalier Riding Club. Walter enjoyed traveling, entertaining around his pool, using his excellent fix-it talents to help others and training his horse Skymaster.
Walter is survived by Robert Wingeard, his loving partner for the last 44 years. He also is survived by his sister Brigitte Schenk and family of Germany. He was a great friend and neighbor who will be missed.
A private family memorial service will be help later this month.
Published in The Gazette on Aug. 3, 2014