The Wahkiakum County Eagle - Established as The Skamokawa Eagle in 1891

Walter R. Stefan


Rosburg resident Walter R. Stefan died April 18, 2018. He was born August 1, 1937, and grew up in Chicago and Florida.

Upon graduating from high school in Florida, he joined the US Navy. He retired from a career with Boeing Company in Portland.

He is survived by his wife, Arlene, of Rosburg; a son, Walter R. Stefan, Jr.; four stepdaughters, Heather Lewis, Suzanne Kelsey, Jean Kelsey and Cheri Lisk; one granddaughter and two grandsons.

He was a 25-year member of the US Coast Guard Auxiliary. He was also a member of Wahkiakum Search and Rescue and the Sylvan Archery Club in Oregon where he competed in international events; he won the Florida Junior Archery Championship while in high school. He loved to go deep sea fishing.

A potluck luncheon and memorial service is planned for 12 noon May 27 at the Rosburg Hall.


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