Walter P. Schenk, 76, Muhlenberg Township, died Sept. 7, 2008, at 3:30 p.m. in St. Joseph Medical Center, Bern Township, where he was a patient since Aug. 30.

He was the husband of Pauline L. (Zimmerman) Schenk.

Born in West Reading, he was a son of the late Arno and Clara F. (Auerswald) Schenk.

He worked as a car detailer for 23 years at Steve Moyer Subaru, Leesport. Prior to that, he worked for Leesport Chrysler Plymouth, formerly David Loos Chrysler Plymouth, Leesport.

Walter was an Army veteran of the Korean War.

He was a member of Central Berks Fire Company, Centerport, and its beneficial association.

He is survived by four cousins: Heinz Buschman, Germany; James Guieterrez, Lake Placid, Fla.; Jeanne Arnold, Bern Township; and Rosemarie Sloat, Muhlenberg Township.

Walter was predeceased by a daughter, Waldene A. Schenk, on Dec. 24, 1963.

Services were Friday at 11 a.m. in Leibensperger Funeral Homes Inc., Centerport, with the Rev. David L. Roper officiating.

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