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Walter R. Krieger, Jr., age 67, of Johns Creek, Georgia, passed away on Sunday, May 28, 2017. Walter was born on April 17, 1950. He graduated from Ithaca College in Ithaca, NY in 1975 with a degree in Political Science. After leaving school, he went to work for a German diesel engine manufacturing business. He was a sales manager for Deutz Corporation on the East Coast. He was a hard working sales manager, who was very responsible and reliable. Walter worked for the Dietz Corporation from 1975 to 2015, retiring on April 17, 2015.
Walter loved camping when he was a kid; he camped in a tent trailer pulled by a station wagon. He wanted to see beautiful sights of America. He loved Lionel trains; his trains were set up to go around our Christmas tree every December. He also enjoyed growing grapes, blueberries and blackberries and loved to study the German language. Walter was also a runner, and participated in the Peachtree Race every year from 1983 – 2013.
Walter is survived by his wife, Naoko. He also leaves behind his loving younger brother, Warren.
A funeral service to celebrate the life of Walter will be held 2:00P.M. on Saturday, June 3, 2017 at the Chapel of Tim Stewart Funeral Home , 300 Simonton RD, SW, Lawrenceville, GA 30046. The family will receive friends from 1:00 P.M. until time of service at the funeral home. Condolences may be made or shared by visiting www.GeorgiaCremation.com. The family is being assisted by Georgia Cremation 3570 Buford Highway, Suite 202, Duluth, GA 30096. Please call Georgia Cremation at (678)584-0914 for additional service information.