WALTER L. CORWIN - February 27, 2002
BRIGHAM CITY-Walter Lee Corwin, Jr., 83, passed away Monday, February 25, 2002 at the Brigham City Community Hospital
was born August 2, 1918 in Fairview, Oklahoma to Walter L. Corwin, Sr.
and Josephine Ratzlaff Corwin. Walter graduated from the University of Oklahoma in 1941 with a B.S. degree in electrical engineering.He was a Captain in the US Army Signal Corps during WWII from July 1941 to December 1945 and retired as a Lieutenant Colonel in the US Air Force Reserve.Walter retired as an engineer from Thiokol Chem.
Corp. after 24 years.He
was married to Dorothy Niehusen on March 8, 1941 in Oklahoma City and is survived by her
and three children, Judy C. (Lynn) Brailsford, Brigham City
, Donald J. (Dena) Corwin, Mead, WA, and Thomas A. (Linda) Corwin, Lawton, OK one sister, Janet (Robert) Taylor, Tulsa, OK, seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild.He
was preceded in death by his
sister, Mary Helen Fellows. Walter
was a wood carver and shared his
talent with family and friends.In 1996, he
helped build the model trains that circled the National Christmas tree celebrating the statehood of Utah.He was an active member and Elder of the Community Presbyterian Church of Brigham City.
Memorial services celebrating his
life will be held Friday, March 1, 2002 at 11:00 a.m. at the Community Presbyterian Church
, 304 South 200 East, Brigham City
. Friends may call from 10:00 to 10:40 a.m. Friday at the Church. Services under the direction of Myers Mortuary, 205 S. 100 E., Brigham City, UT. Interment will be in the Brigham City Cemetery. Send condolences to the family at www.myers-mortuary.com