Walter V. Kolon

It is with great sadness that we have to report the recent death of Walter Kolon. Walter was Founding Chairman of Friends of Portencross Castle and made a huge contribution to the Castle project. Born in San Francisco, Walter was a US Army Lieutenant Colonel and had an illustrious career beginning with engagement in the Korean War. His experience and heritage made him a great asset to various aspects of the armed services. When he left the services, Walter set up his own business advising commercial businesses on security. He was an expert in martial arts. Overall, Walter had a long and interesting life before finally settling in Portencross, given that he could have settled in many other places in the world. With his wife Audrey, Walter entertained friends and guests from across the globe with presence, grace and civility. He will long be remembered and greatly missed by family and friends from far and wide and, of course, by all involved with Portencross Castle.

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