Passed away suddenly on Sunday, June 17, 2018, at the age of 84 years.
Walter was the beloved father of Vicki and her husband John Trowhill, the late Todd Israel (2017) and his wife Tara, and Blair Israel. Loved grandfather of Kylia and Kelsey Trowhill; Kaelem and Cody Israel; and Madison, Tyson, and Makenzie Israel. Loving great-grandfather of Lillian Raymond. Also remembered by Pamela (Gibson) Israel.
Predeceased by his parents Harold and Sarah (Letson) Israel, and siblings Raymond, Ken, George, and William “Lorne” Israel.
Walter spent his career in law enforcement. He appreciated being around the farming community where he was raised. In his retirement he enjoyed family activities with his grandchildren and especially loved to share his passion for baseball with them.
Visitation for relatives and friends will take place on Thursday, June 21, 2018 beginning at 12 p.m. until the funeral service time at 2 p.m. at the Dreisinger Funeral Home, 62 Arthur St. S., Elmira. Interment will follow in West Montrose Cemetery.
Established in 1905 by Christian Dreisinger, the Dreisinger Funeral Home has been committed to serving Elmira and surrounding area with the care and attention only an independent family funeral home can provide.