Walter became involved in many community organizations over the years including: Greenville Volunteer Fire Co. for 70 years serving as President, Chief and Assistant Chief for many of those years; Secretary- Treasurer of the Greenville Fire Commissioners; Greenville Rotary Club 53 years and distinguished as a Paul Harris Fellow; Greenville Norton Hill (Asbury) United Methodist Church lay leader and choir member; Greenville Area Chamber Of Commerce; Greenville Alumni Association; Greenville Republican Club; Building Committee of the Greenville Medical Building; President Greenville Central School Board of Education, BOCES Board; Town Planning Board; Greenville Local History Group, Forest Practice Board; Greenville Library Board; Greene County Meals on Wheels; Director Catskill Savings Bank, Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Director Emeritus of the Greene County Savings Bank and bank appraiser for 50 years.
Walter loved traveling and RV camping with family and friends at Indian/Lewey Lake, family gatherings at
Walter was predeceased by his parents Stanley (Eleanor; Ariel) Ingalls; Brother Randall (Cornelia) Ingalls, Sisters Edna (Norman Adams), Clairbel (Len Gardiner); wife, Shirley (Burnett); and his daughter, Kay (Eric) Sutton. He is survived by his children Kaaren (Kurt) Haushalter, Kevin (Karen) Ingalls, Krista (Carl) Haushalter, 7 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren and one great great grandchild. In union with his second wife, Donna, Walter embraced into his family, step children Gregg and Kim Winans, 7 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren.
A Celebration of Life is planned for Saturday, May 20th at at the