Walter William Beier, 70, of Cambridge Springs, PA, died on November 20, 2014. Walter was born in Etna, PA on December 28, 1943, the son of the late Ernest K. Beier, Sr and the late Lauretta Henigan Beier.

Beier, Walter WilliamAffectionately known as Walt by his wife, Dad to his children, Opa to his grandchildren and Big Wally by his friends and co-workers, he was well known for his love of the outdoors, passion for cooking/baking, his quick wit and practical jokes. After his retirement he enjoyed hunting, fishing on his own property, gardening, listening to audio books and spending time in the kitchen. He taught his children and grandchildren to hunt, fish and appreciate the outdoors. He was a man who enjoyed life and was always willing to help others.
Walt served in the US Army in Germany. He worked as a welder/fitter at Litton Industries, RD&D and Erie Press Systems. In 1985 he realized his dream of being able to hunt out his back door and moved the family from Holland Street in Erie to ????he Farm???? in Cambridge Springs. He will be affectionately remembered by his co-workers as ????ilo-Wally???? ???? because of his horseshoe pit plan which caused a major power outage in the spring of 1997.

Walt is survived by his wife of 48 years, Monika E. Beier, of Cambridge Springs, PA; his daughters Cynthia D. Meyer of Zelienople, PA; Laura-Ann Beier Will of Waterford, PA; Barbara M. Williams, HMC Ret. USN (Darin ????uck MCDCM SW/AW Williams) Millington, TN; and twin sons, Walter K. Beier and William A. Beier (Cambridge Springs, PA). He is also survived by five grandchildren: Jack Dylan Dwyer (active duty U.S. Navy), Alexander J. Risch (Robert Morris University), Jade E. Will, Katheryn Dobson and Rhys A. Will (students). He is further survived by his brother, Ernest K. Beier, Jr. (Martha); a nephew, Joe Beier, and a niece, Tammy-Ann Beier of Pittsburgh, PA.

No calling hours/services are scheduled. A Celebration of Life will be announced at a later date for his family and friends to share their memories.