Passed on October 4, 2019 in Renton, WA. Walter Joseph Grieser was born on the family farm in the Thorn Creek area of Latah County, Idaho, on October 13, 1918. Parents Joseph Grieser and Christina (Jacksha) Grieser.

He graduated from Moscow High 1936 (ROTC) and the University of Idaho 1940 (Delta Chi Fraternity). Retired from the military after 20+ years as a USAF Colonel.

Married Maxine Binnard in 1942 (preceded him in death).

Survived by his three children (Sandi Johnson, Dennis Grieser and Terri Brown), four grandchildren and two great-grandsons. Memberships: TROA President, BPOE, St. Madeline Sophie Catholic Church.