Walter Joseph Lach

Oct 19, 1926 - Nov 27, 2006

Walter J. Lach passed away Monday in Upland, CA. He is survived by daughter Ana Maguire and husband Jim, son Walter J. Lach, Jr. and wife Cheryl, daughter Linda Etheridge and companion Brad Barker, five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Walt was born in Tower Hill, PA to Joseph and Anna Lach. He served with the Army Occupation Forces in Japan 1945-46. Following his service, he was employed by Tasker Enterprises and Lockheed Aircraft; then as proposal manager at Litton Industries for 30 years until his retirement.

He was the author of three novels and an avid golfer. Walt was a loving father and friend who will be greatly missed by his family and all who knew him. Funeral arrangements by Draper Mortuary, Ontario, CA (909-986-1131); interment at Bellevue Memorial Park.

Published in the Los Angeles Times on 12/1/2006.

The family requests that any donations be made to the Alzheimer's Association in Walt's name.