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Walter Henry Seglem
Viewing: Monday, December 28, 2015 from 6 to 8 PM (At the funeral home)
Service: Tuesday, December 29, 2015 at 11:00 AM
Location: St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church, 11701 Clopper Road, Gaithersburg, MD

Walter Seglem, 87, a devoted husband, father, and grandfather passed away with his loving family at his side on December 17, 2015, at his home in Montgomery Village.  He was born on December 6, 1928 in Chicago to the late Ernest and Dorothy Hanch Seglem.  Walt obtained his Mechanical Engineering degree from the University of Michigan.  He enjoyed his career at Chrysler Missile Division, General Electric and TRW.  Walt had a great sense of adventure and traveled the world with his wife and sister.  He also liked the beach and spent many winters vacationing with his family in Fort Myers, FL.  In his spare time Walt enjoyed woodworking and reading mystery novels.

Walt will be lovingly remembered by his wife, Eileen, of 57 years; his daughters:  Cheryl Seglem, Lynne Borkowski (James), Karen Irby (William); grandchildren:  Jessica Walker (Ryan), Ryan Borkowski, Christopher Borkowski, Erik Irby, Zachary Irby, Katie Irby and many nieces & nephews.  He was preceded in death this year by his sister, Kathryn.

His sense of humor and wonderful smile will be greatly missed.

Friends may call at DeVol Funeral Home, 10 E. Deer Park Drive, Gaithersburg, MD on Monday, December 28, 2015 from 6 to 8 pm.

Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church, 11701 Clopper Road, Gaithersburg, MD on Tuesday, December 29, 2015 at 11 am.  Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

In lieu of flowers please make memorial contributions in his name to Holy Cross Hospice, 11800 Tech Road Suite 240, Silver Spring, MD  20906 or the Alzheimer´┐Żs Association/alz.org. 

 

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