Walter William Michl was born in Little Ferry‚ New Jersey‚ on March 12‚ 1932. He was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran and worked as a travel agent for Omega Travel.
He married twice. He met his first wife in Peru when he was a Marine‚ and they lived for 30 years in the Washington area. His first wife died of cancer. He married his second wife‚ Mary Jennings Michl‚ on Easter Sunday in 1997.
He put a lot of time in at the fire house. A skilled carpenter‚ he was the building maintenance officer for the department.
He loved to cook. He called himself a chef‚ and he could put a buffet out for a group in no time at all.
Everybody loved him. He was always full of joy.
He battled cancer from 2001 to 2003 with radiation and surgery.
He was a wonderful husband. He did everything to make life fun. He loved to travel. He and his wife went on a lot of cruises.
He is survived by his wife‚ Mary Jennings Michl; his three sons‚ Victor‚ William (Lynn)‚ and Andre (Mary); his stepchildren; and eight grandchildren‚ who all miss him.