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EHMER, Walter Walter John Ehmer, age 76, of Sandy Springs, GA, passed away on June 19th, 2013. Beloved husband of Sikina Ehmer for 19 years, and proud father of Karen Ehmer, Walt and Cindy Ehmer, and Susan and John Keesee. He will also be sadly missed by Sikina's children Karim Juma, Shazia Juma-Ross, and Farouk Juma. Walt was the proud grandfather of Greg, Anna Kate, and Lesley Ehmer; Benjamin, Emma, and Caroline Keesee; Cody, Kaya, and Beau Juma; and Anoushka and Luca Juma-Ross. After graduating as an Electrical Engineer from RPI and serving in the United States Navy, his career spanned 45 years with Western Electric/AT&T/Lucent, including 10 years in Denmark as President of Fiber Optics in Europe. He served as President of the American Club in Denmark for 10 years. Walt loved all sports and was himself an avid tennis and golf player. He leaves behind many close friends at Rivermont and Dunwoody Country Clubs. In his retirement he and his wife enjoyed traveling and he was very involved in activities with his grandchildren. The family will receive friends Monday, June 24th, from 6 to 8 PM, at the funeral home. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, June 25th, at 11 AM, also at H. M. Patterson & Son Oglethorpe Hill.
Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on June 21, 2013
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