Walter Edward Reiter, 93, a longtime Deer Park resident, passed away on Friday, April 5, 2013.
He was the dear husband of Ruth Reiter and Walter’s brothers are Terry Reiter of Caldwell, Idaho, Gordon Reiter of Vancouver, Wash., and Tom Reiter of Tacoma, Wash.
Born in 1919 to Louis Albert Reiter and Edith Amelia Peterson Reiter at Deer Park, Walt attended Deer Park Grade School and graduated from Deer Park High School with the Class of 1936.
He served with the U.S. Army during World War II in the European Theatre and was prisoner of war transport. After the war, Walt worked with Bonneville Power Administration as a journeyman line inspector, retiring in 1979.
Upon retiring, Walt and Ruth returned to their ranch north of Deer Park.
Mr. Reiter was a member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, the American Legion, the Elks Lodge and Fraternal Order of Eagles.
Lauer Funeral Home, Deer Park, is in charge of arrangements.