Westphal Jr., Walter H., Saginaw, Michigan

Barbara P. Frost

Our beloved father and grandfather passed away Tuesday, February 16, 2010, in Arizona at the age of 69 years.  Walter was born March 1, 1940, in Saginaw to the late Walter H. Westphal Sr. and Gladys (Pohlman) Young. He retired from General Motors where he worked as a Bar Mill Operator for 34 years. He was a member of the Swan Valley Athletic Association for many years. Walter loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren and cheering in the stands at numerous athletic events.  He is survived by his children, Troy (Renee) Westphal, Stacy (Ronald) Hart, Christopher Westphal, Jamie (Timothy) Williams and Holly (David) Salgado; grandchildren, Chelcy, Cody, Sarah, Joseph, Benjamin, Matthew, Mark, Samuel, Amanda, Christopher Jr., Abbe, Alison, Cruz and Dulcinea; siblings, Maxine Kretz, Bruce (Wilma) Westphal and James (Carol) Westphal. He was predeceased by a brother-in-law, Robert Kretz; grandmother, Mable Pohlman; step-mother, Hattie (Hoppe) Westphal; and step-father, Irvine Young.  Funeral services will take place at 12:00 noon Monday, February 22, 2010, at W.L. Case & Company 201 N. Miller Road. Friends may call at the funeral home on Sunday from 4:00 to 9:00 p.m. and again on Monday from 11:00 a.m. until the service. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Swan Valley Athletic Association. www.casefuneralhome.com