Walter Walbert

Walter J. "Squirrely" Walbert, 78, of Bowers, died April 22, 2014, in Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Hershey.
He was the husband of Brenda J. (Landis) Walbert, they would have celebrated their 52nd wedding anniversary on Monday. Born in Topton, he was a son of the late Paul C. and Ruth A. (Angstadt) Walbert. Walter was a member of Christ (DeLong) United Church of Christ, Bowers. He was a U.S. Army veteran. Walter was graduated from Kutztown Area High School in 1953. Mr. Walbert first worked for Caloric Corporation, at its former Topton plant then he, along with his wife owned and operated Walbert's Carpeting, Bowers, for over 35 years until their retirement in 1997.
Survivors: Wife of 51 years; daughters, Kathy L. (Walbert) Reed, Reading and Tracey C. (Walbert) wife of Mark J. Spinka, Jenkintown, Montgomery County. Other survivors include a sister, Jean (Walbert) widow of Roland C. Carver, Northampton.
There are also six grandchildren, Lindsay A. Reed, Chelsey L. Reed, Emily E. Spinka, Lindsey J. Spinka, Amani A. Otieno and Leah S. Spinka. There is one great grandson, Carter R. McKale
Memorial services April 26, at 10:30 a.m. from Ludwick Funeral Homes, Inc., 333 Greenwich Street, Kutztown, with Reverend Roger M. Ulrich, officiating. Inurnment with military honors in Topton Union Cemetery, Topton. Friends may call Saturday morning from 9 to 10:30 a.m. in the funeral home.
The family requests memorial contribution be made to Saint Joseph Medical Center Foundation, 2500 Bernville Road, Reading, PA 19605 or Milton S. Hershey Medical Center Office of University Development , P.O. Box 852, Hershey, PA 17033-0852. Online condolences may be recorded at

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Ludwick Funeral Homes
333 Greenwich Street Kutztown, PA 19530 0292
Published in on Apr. 29, 2014