Walter W. Janser, 80, pharmacist and civic leader of Chestertown, died Feb. 18, 1960 following a brief illness. He was born May 1, 1879 in Lachen, Switzerland and when he was 12, came to America with his parents and sister.
Walter later married Alva Mae Link, of Troy, who died in 1930. He was the step-father of Ralph Hidley. Burial was in Troy.