Walter passed on Monday, November 12th, after a valiant battle with pneumonia. He will be dearly missed by his wife of 60 years, Virginia, along with his son Jan, daughters-in-law Lorene and Alice, 7 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. Walter was an Associated Press photographer in Sacramento and primarily covered the political scene, having worked with Pat Brown, Ronald Reagan, Jerry Brown and George Deukmejian. Walter also traveled with Ronald Reagan when he was running for President. A party celebrating Walter's life will be held at the family's residence on Saturday 11-17 starting at 1pm. Everyone is welcome !
Published in Sacramento Bee on Nov. 16, 2012