Walter D. Laveen, 91, passed away Wednesday, September 11, 2013. Walter was born September 27, 1921, to Elsworth and Laura Laveen. He was the youngest of eight siblings, Marie, Esther, Charles, Minnie, Hattie, Fred and Daniel (all deceased).
He proudly served in the U.S. Army Air Corps and was employed by NASA as a draftsman.
He was preceded in death by his beloved wives, Jean (nee Fischer) in 1978 and Gladys (nee Brandt) in 2009.
He was the loving father to Walter D., Jr. (Barbara) and Gary (Deborah); grandfather to Lisa (Robb) Winkle and Stacey (Jeff) Crumpler; great grandfather to Adele and Curtis; and dear uncle to his nieces and nephews.
Funeral Service will take place at 10 A.M., Monday, September 16, 2013 at Sunset Chapel, 6245 Columbia Rd., N. Olmsted. Interment will take place immediately following in Sunset Memorial Park, where military honors will be held. Walter’s family will receive friends at the Chapel on Sunday afternoon, September 15, 2013, from 2 to 5 P.M.
Family suggests that donations be made in Walter’s memory, to any charity of your choice.