Mr. Walter L. Fees, 90, passed away Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at Life Care Center of Elyria, following a short illness. Walter was born in Collins, Ohio on July 17, 1924, but lived most of his life in Elyria.
Walter is best known as the owner of the Green Dragon, formerly on the corner of Rt. 57 and Broad St. Mr. Fees enjoyed reading the newspaper, horse racing and playing the lotto.
Walt was preceded in death by his parents, William and Katherine; sisters, Charlotte Nagy and Madeline Fees and brother, William Fees, Jr.
Walter is survived by his sister, Theckla (Arnold) McPhail; and brother, Wallace (Shirley) Fees. He is also survived by many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews and a great-great-niece.
A private burial will be Thursday, August 21, 2014 at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Elyria. Friends, please join the family at a celebration of Walter’s life at Sandy Ridge Reservation, 6195 Otten Rd., North Ridgeville from 5:30 to 8:30 P.M., Thursday, August 21, 2014.
In lieu of flowers, please make a donation, in Walter’s name, to the Friendship APL or New Life Hospice.