Walter J. Ziegelmeier died Sunday, November 11, 2018 at Overlook Hospital in Summit, NJ. He was 90.
Walt was born in Gillette, NJ a son to the late Sophie (Illg) and Joseph Ziegelmeier. He lived in Meyersville before moving to Millington 54 years ago.
He worked as a truck driver for United Steel Deck in South Plainfield, NJ before retiring. He was previously employed by Harris Steel, and drove a school bus for Dealaman Bus Company in Warren, NJ.
Walt was an avid stock car racer in his younger years competing at Flemington Speedway. He was a member of the Eastern Auto Racing Old Timers Club, enjoyed motorcycles, fishing, flowers, gardening and NASCAR.
He was pre-deceased by his son Ziggy in 2017
Walt is survived by his wife Mary Ann (Lauler) Ziegelmeier, his daughter Robin and her husband Bruce Jepson, and his sister Eleanor Kielblock.
Visitation will be Sunday 1:00 - 4:00 PM at the Valley Memorial Funeral Home 1012 Valley Rd., Gillette. A Funeral Service will begin at 3:30 PM with Rev. Barbara Aspinal officiating at the Funeral Home. Cremation is private. Memorial contributions may be mde to the Holly Manor Center 84 Cold Hill Rd., Mendham, NJ. For information and online condolences visit valleymemorialfuneralhome.net