Walter Fromberg, 80, a longtime resident of Houston, died Tuesday, January 6, 1998. He was a member of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Redeemer and the Park Place Masonic Lodge #1172 A.F. & A.M. He was a decorated veteran of the Marines during World War II in the Pacific Theater. Survivors include his wife, Jean Fromberg; son, Paul Fromberg of Houston; sister-in-law, Florence Benedum and husband Don and nephew, Bill Benedum. Visitation will start at Forest Park Lawndale at 4:00 p.m. Thursday, January 8, 1998. Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, January 9, 1998, in the Family Chapel of Forest Park Lawndale Funeral Home with Pastor Charles Sheppard officiating. Interment will take place at the Houston National Cemetery.