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Walter W. Huehn

1925 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
Walter W. Huehn Obituary
Huehn, Walter W. SCHENECTADY Walter W. Huehn, 88, much loved father and grandfather passed away peacefully with family at his side on Saturday, March 8, 2014 at Ellis Hospital. Walter was born on December 3, 1925 in Frankenberg, Germany, and was the son of Constantin and Elsa (Wetter) Huehn. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II in the South Pacific. He was a steamfitter for Tougher Industries in Menands and a member of the Plumbers and Steamfitters Local Union No. 7. He was an avid train enthusiast, talented craftsman and nature lover. He enjoyed residences in Colonie, Orlando, Fla., Satellite Beach, Fla., Oviedo, Fla., and Hedges Lake. Walter is survived by his children, Bruce S. Huehn (Nancy) of Howes Caves, Barbara J. Huehn of Arlington, Va., and Linda H. Sullivan (Michael) of Plano, Texas; his granddaughters, Sarah M. Huehn, Ruth E. Tuller (Matt) and Megan J. Sullivan; his sister, Henrietta Miller (Kirk) of Midland, Texas; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his loving wife of 45 years, Joyce E. (Stanton) Huehn and his sister, Marie Vigars. The family extends gratitude to all friends, family, staffs of Kingsway Manor and Ellis Radiation and the drivers of the Schenectady Cancer Foundation. The family will gather for a funeral service with interment to follow at Memory Gardens. Please remember Walter by planting a flower or sending flowers to your loved one or you may make a donation to the Schenectady Cancer Foundation, 1509 Union St., Schenectady, NY 12309 in memory of Walter. To leave a special message for the family online, visit NewcomerAlbany.com.
Published in Albany Times Union on Mar. 12, 2014
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