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Monday, April 27, 2015

Walter K. Kehl Sr.

Walter K. Kehl Sr., age 86, passed away on Thursday, April 23rd, 2015 at home, with his loving family by his side.   

He was born on February 4th, 1929 in Albany, NY to the late Karl Kehl and Pearl Hansen Kehl.

Walter was a plumber for over 30 years with the Local 7 Plumbers and Steamfitters Union in Albany, NY.  He also was a Veteran in the US Army who served his country during the Korean War.  Walter thoroughly enjoyed puzzles, bowling, fishing, hunting and gardening, but mostly spending time with his children and grandchildren. 

Walter is survived by his son; Walter K. Kehl II and his wife Kimberly of Troy, NY, daughters; Tina Licata and her husband Michael of Ballston Spa, NY, Dawn Roberts of Florida, sisters; Barbara Lyman of Alabama and Pearl Figueroa of New Hampshire and his grandchildren; Shane, April, Angelia, and Victoria Kehl, Mark, Kyle, and Deanna Roberts, Lori Frankie and Jamie Tartick, 8 great-grandchildren and many loving nieces and nephews. 

He is preceded in death by his parents, his loving wife Anna Mae of 44 years and they had a remarkable fun-filled life together.  Walter found happiness again many years later with his second wife Marion Simon of a year.  He is also preceded in death by his sister Florence Orciuoli of East Greenbush, NY. 

A funeral service will be held at 8pm on Tuesday, April 28th, 2015 at Compassionate Funeral Care, 402 Maple Ave., (Route 9 and/or Marion Ave.), Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 with Pastor Adam Wegan officiating.  Calling hours will be held from 5:45pm – 7:45pm prior to the service. 

Interment will be held at 12 noon on Wednesday April 29th, 2015 at the New Rural Cemetery, 330 3rd Ave. Ext, Rensselaer, NY.

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