OBITUARY

Walter Donald Leister Sr.

February 16, 1931February 28, 2018

Walter Donald Leister, Sr., 87, of Gilbertsville, passed away February 28. The son of the late Oliver and Dorothy Leister, he was married to Virginia M. Murphy until her death in 2011. An all-around handyman, he spent his career as a crane operator with Superior Tube. Walter is survived by two daughters, Diane Brinckman of Port Charlotte Florida and Barbara Bearde of Royersford; 3 grandsons; 3 granddaughters; 10 great-grandchildren; and 4 siblings. In addition to his parents and his wife, he is predeceased by a son, Walter Leister Jr.; a son-in-law, Raymond Brinckman II; a brother; and a sister. A viewing will be held at 11:00AM on Tuesday March 6 at Ott Funeral Home, Boyertown, followed by a funeral service at 12:00PM. Interment will follow at Keelor’s Union Cemetery, Obelisk.

Services

  • Viewng Tuesday, March 6, 2018
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, March 6, 2018
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Walter Donald Leister Sr.

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Keith Bearde

March 3, 2018

Dear Barb, Bud and Stacy,

So sorry for the loss of your father and grandfather to Stacy. A very special family man in life. Will always remember my joyful and fun conversations with Walt at the holiday and family events.
God has him now with your mom so together they can rest in peace and joy.
Love Keith

Susan (Leister) Theil

March 2, 2018

Dear Diane and Barb, I was so very sorry to hear about Uncle Hun's passing. I have many wonderful childhood memories when we were younger and times were so much simpler. My sincere condolences to you and your families. May he rest in peace with your Mom by his side. Steve and Susan (Leister) Theil and family.

FROM THE FAMILY

Biography

Walter Donald Leister, Sr., 87, of Gilbertsville, passed away February 28.
The son of the late Oliver and Dorothy Leister, he was married to Virginia M. Murphy until her death in 2011.
An all-around handyman, he spent his career as a crane operator with Superior Tube.
Walter is survived by two daughters, Diane Brinckman of Port Charlotte Florida and Barbara Bearde of Royersford; 3 grandsons; 3 granddaughters; 10 great-grandchildren; and 4 siblings. In addition to his parents and his wife, he is predeceased by a son, Walter Leister Jr.; a son-in-law, Raymond Brinckman II; a brother; and a sister.
A viewing will be held at 11:00AM on Tuesday March 6 at Ott Funeral Home, Boyertown, followed by a funeral service at 12:00PM. Interment will follow at Keelor’s Union Cemetery, Obelisk.