Hafemeister Funeral Home And Cremation Service
Walter J. Laehr
July 1, 1927 - August 11, 2018 (Age 91)
Watertown, WI
Service: August 15, 2018
Walter J. Laehr
Walter J. Laehr, 91, of Watertown, passed away on Saturday, August 11, 2018 at Rainbow Hospice Inpatient Center in Johnson Creek.
A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, August, 15, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. at Hafemeister Funeral Home in Watertown with Rev. Ray Bezanson officiating. Relatives and friends may gather at the funeral home from 3:00 p.m. until the time of the service. Burial will be at Oak Hill Cemetery in Watertown. In lieu of flowers memorials to the charity of ones choice would be appreciated.
Hafemeister Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Watertown is serving the family. Online condolences may be made at www.hafemeisterfh.com.

Walter John Laehr was born on July 1, 1927 to Walter and Margaret H. (nee Maerzke) Laehr in Illinois. On August 26, 1950 he married Marlys Vergenz at the Reformed Church in Watertown.
Walter was a graduate of Watertown High School and then served in the United States Coast Guard. Walter was a mail carrier in Watertown for 30 years. After his retirement from the Post Office he was a self-employed washer and dryer repairman. Walter was an avid fisherman.
Walter is survived by his wife Marlys of Watertown; children, Pete (Patricia) Laehr, Vickie (Steve) Wendt, and Tim (Linda) Laehr all of Watertown; six grandchildren, Chad (Shawn) Laehr, Jodi (Mark) Budwit, Melissa (Patrick) Falk, Tracy (Greg) Peterson, Kaitlyn (Jay) Bergin, and Ryan Laehr; ten great-grandchildren; three step great-grandchildren; one niece, Laura (Ron Horner) Lockett of CA; one nephew, Gordon Lockett of VA; other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a son Scott Laehr, and a sister Marjorie (Ralph) Lockett.
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