Walter Zieger Walter Zieger

Walter Zieger, 92, of Allentown, passed away Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at St. Luke’s Hospital, Allentown. He was the husband of the late Joyce W. (Wavrek) Zieger. Born in Allentown, he was the son of the late Frank Sr. and Fannie (Plessl) Zieger. Before retiring, he worked as Vice President-Director of L.V. Chemical Co., and later for JT Baker Chemicals and Ashland Oil in Easton and lastly at Houghton International of Upper Macungie Twp. Walter was a former member of Redeemer Lutheran Church and a former member of the Kiwanis Club. He was a graduate of Muhlenberg College, where he served as past president of the Alumni Association and supported charitably. During WWII, he served in the Army as a Corporal. He took great pride in his Bavarian heritage including yearly raising the Bavarian Flag at Allentown City Hall.

Survivors, daughters Joanne Zieger-Kosloski and her husband Francis of Wernersville, Kimberly Zieger of Allentown; 2 grandchildren Alisse Auchenbach, wife of Andy Auchenbach and Nick Kosloski, fiancee of Kristi Bilodeau; 2 great grandsons Attie and Oliver Auchenbach, nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by 6 siblings.

Services: 10:30 AM, Friday, June 22 at Trexler Funeral Home, 1625 W. Highland St., Allentown. Calling will begin at 9:30 AM with burial to follow at Woodlawn Memorial Park, Allentown.

Contributions can be made to Muhlenberg College c/o THE MUHLENBERG FUND, 2400 Chew St., Allentown, PA 18104-5586 or a charity of one’s choice.

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