Steven K Walde obituary 1950~2021


Steven K Walde, age 70, of Arendtsville, passed away Tuesday, May 4, 2021 at York Hospital.

Steven K Walde
Steven K Walde

He was born Tuesday, October 17, 1950 in Gettysburg, the son of the late Lawrence T. and Glenna E. (Pyles) Walde.

Steve graduated from Biglerville High School in 1968. He earned his BS in Audio Engineering from DeVry Institute in Chicago.

He was formerly employed by Amtrak in Chicago, IL as the mechanical supervisor for 38 years. After his retirement from Amtrak, he was a self-employed contactor in the Chicago area and also when he returned to Arendtsville.

Steve was a member of St. Ignatius Loyola Catholic Church in Orrtanna. He was also a member of Upper Adams Fish and Game.

He is survived by his wife of 10 years, Guadalupe R. Walde. He is also survived by one son, Christopher D. Walde of Normal, IL; four step-sons, John, Rory, David and Christopher Gonzales all of Illinois; several grandchildren; one brother, Randy Walde of Biglerville; and niece Brooke Walde of Biglerville.

Professional services are entrusted to Dugan Funeral Home, Inc., 111 South Main Street, Bendersville.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, May 14 at Dugan Funeral Home with Reverend Dominic DiBicarro officiating with rights of interment to follow in Wenksville Cemetery.

A visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, May 13.

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