Walter J. Niemiec, 87, of Yakima died Saturday at Virginia Mason Hospital in Seattle. Mr. Niemiec was born in St. Paul, Minn. He worked for Northern Pacific and Burlington Northern railroads as a manager.

Survivors include three children, Sylvia McClintock of Yakima, Mary Jones of Issaquah and Walter Niemiec Jr. of White Bear, Minn.

Mass of Christian burial will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Holy Family Catholic Church in Yakima. Burial will be in West Hills Memorial Park. A reception will follow at the church hall. Arrangements are by Brookside Funeral Home and Crematory of Yakima.