Obituary for DALBY

Published in the Albuquerque Journal on Thursday May 13, 2010

Walter J. Dalby, went to meet with our Lord on Saturday, May 8, 2010, after a long illness. Walter was born in Temple, TX, July 22, 1926 to Walter and Florence Dalby. He graduated from Albuquerque High School May 21, 1943. Walter served in the US Navy from 1944 to 1946. He married Alta Arlene Premer on June 3, 1949. She passed away October 30, 1970. Walter received his B.S.M.E. degree from the UNM, July 5, 1950 and worked at Sandia National Laboratories as a Mechanical Design Engineer, 1950 to 1956 and 1958 to 2001. He worked at Phillips Petroleum in Idaho Falls, ID, from 1956 to 1958. Walter married Bernice J. Casey on May 16, 1987. He is survived by his wife, Bernice; brother, William Joseph Head and wife, Mary; son, John F. Dalby of Flagstaff, AZ; daughter, Karyn A. Reid and husband, Gary of Rico, CO; son, Michael W. Dalby and wife, Vicky of Albuquerque; one granddaughter; several stepchildren; step-grandchildren; and a niece and nephew. The family will be forever grateful for the professional, tender, and loving care he received from the doctors, nurses, and other professionals at UNM Hospital. A rosary will be held Thursday, May 13, 2010, 6:00 p.m., at French, Lomas Blvd. Chapel. Mass will be celebrated Friday, May 14, 2010, 8:30 a.m., at Our Lady of Annunciation Church, 2532 Vermont St. NE. Interment will take place at Santa Fe National Cemetery at 1:00 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to Brothers of the Good Shepherd, 901 Brother Mathias PL NW, Albuquerque, 87102 or Joy Junction, 4500 2nd St. SW, Albuquerque, 87125 or to Boy Scouts of America, Great SW Council, 5841 Office Bldg. NE, Albuquerque, 87109-5820. Friends may visit Thursday, May 13, 2010 from 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. at French Lomas location. Please visit our online guestbook for Walter at RememberTheirStory.com French 10500 Lomas Blvd. NE (505) 275-3500

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