Obituary of Walter Dahl, Jr.
PMr. Walter Alfred Dahl, Jr. of Port Jervis, NY passed away peacefully on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at St. Joseph's Place, Port Jervis. He was 87.
He was born July 22, 1930 in Saddle River Township, NJ the son of the late Walter Alfred Dahl, Sr. and the late Julia Noonburg Dahl.
He was the widower of the late Eileen Brannon Dahl.
Walter worked for Ford Motor Co., in Mahwah, NJ, Metuchen, NJ and St. Louis, MO in the Paint and Repair Dept.
He proudly served in the U.S. Army in the 82nd Airborne from 1951 - 1953 .
In the late 1950’s and early 1960’s Walter had a company called Dale Archery where he made custom arrows. He earned many trophies for his Archery skills along with his enjoyment of hunting and fishing for most of his life.
Walter was also an Amateur Boxer and played Semi-Pro Football. He was an accomplished bowler, bowling in the ABC League in Bergen County, NJ. Walter owned and operated B & W Pet Supplies in Port Jervis where he specialized in Tropical Fish.
Daughter: Deborah Heine & her husband Jeffrey Otisville, NY
Daughter: Donna Hild Port Jervis, NY
Son: Douglas Dahl & his wife Nicole Port Jervis, NY
Son: David Dahl Port Jervis, NY
6 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren
Also several nieces and nephews
Predeceased daughter: Eileen Mary Dahl
Predeceased sons: Walter A Dahl & Donald Dahl
Predeceased brother: Ronald Dahl
Predeceased sister: Dorothy Scheiblin
Predeceased by his Soul mate Mary Augustin Marquez
To honor Walter’s wishes there will be no visitation and a burial in the East Cochecton Cemetery in Cochecton, NY at the convenience of the family.
Funeral arrangements are by the GRAY-PARKER FUNERAL HOME, 100 E. Main St., Port Jervis, NY 12771 845.856.5191 www.grayparkerfuneralhome.com