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“Thank You for serving Our Country. ”
1 of 24 | Posted by: Lt.Col. J W Slade (Ret.) - IN

“The following was written by Caryn Jatczak Quattrocchi:" Wally and I were first cousins. Our mothers were sisters. We lived on the same block, only...Read More »
2 of 24 | Posted by: Caryn Jatczak Quattrocchi - IN

“Wally was a wonderful guy. Barb you wrote a beautiful tribute. ”
3 of 24 | Posted by: Beverly Tollefsen - Shreveport, LA

“If I could give you a title I guess I would call you "Mr. Congeniality" from the time we moved from our childhood home to live on Manistee you always...Read More »
4 of 24 | Posted by: Janet Rolek - Costa Mesa, CA

“Wally was a gentle giant with a unique humor. His generosity was a tribute to his kind heart. God bless him ”
5 of 24 | Posted by: Phillip Rosiak

“May the living Lord be with you during this hard times..May he give you the strength to tackle every challenge that comes on your way. May his soul...Read More »
6 of 24 | Posted by: Michael Nyangah - Kenya

“My condolences to you ,Camille & Janet I had the privilege of meeting him at your house . my heart goes out to all of you for your tragic loss Love...Read More »
7 of 24 | Posted by: Gayle Murdock - Crown Point, IN

“R.I.P. MY FRIEND ”
8 of 24 | Posted by: TONY ROSIAK - CROWN POINT, IN

“God bless you and your family in this time of deep sorrow. May the happy memories you have of your brother help sustain you at this time. ”
9 of 24 | Posted by: Kathy Farnik - Verdigre, NE

“Barb & Janet..Although I have met you and your Mom, I never met Wally, but through your Tributes I have come to not only know him, but love him also. ”
10 of 24 | Posted by: Dell Kasuk - Orland Park, IN

“So sorry for your loss. I will keep you and your family in my prayers. ”
11 of 24 | Posted by: Karen Larkin - South Holland, IL

“I was just remembering all the good times we had together when we were young and in our 20's, You made life fun and interesting in those days. RIP my...Read More »
12 of 24 | Posted by: Ron Padley - Plano, TX

“Will never forget when we first met,was 1 of the great days in my life because you also had your beautiful partner at the time, Camille. Learned alot...Read More »
13 of 24 | Posted by: Mary Borowy - Hobart, IN

“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. ”
14 of 24 | Posted by: Don Kiran - St. John, IN

“With prayers for the eternal rest of dear Wally in God's loving arms, and for strength and healing for his loved ones. ”
15 of 24 | Posted by: Christine Ricker - Riverside, IL

“So sorry for your loss ”
16 of 24 | Posted by: Linda Koblack - Crown Point, IN

“So sorry for the loss of your brother Wally. I remember your Mom bringing apples for my Mom from his orchard in the fall. Prayers for Wally and your...Read More »
17 of 24 | Posted by: A friend

“Rest in peace cousin, you are deeply missed. Thank you for being a part of our family's heritage. You and I are fellow machinists, and I know that...Read More »
18 of 24 | Posted by: John Vacval - Lombard, IL

“Dear Barb,I am so sorry for your loss. What a lovely tribute to your brother. And what a blessing that you were siblings. May God console you and...Read More »
19 of 24 | Posted by: Patricia W - TX

“Wally, my brother, was a study in contrasts.He had no problem reading the riot act to a complete stranger for taking up two parking spots. Yet, at...Read More »
20 of 24 | Posted by: Barb Rolek - Crown Point, IN

“R.I.P. my friend, had many great memories with you ”
21 of 24 | Posted by: Wayne mikulski

“Mr. Rolek will always be remembered as a HERO. During a terrible war he showed strength and courage. Never thinking about himself but covering his...Read More »
22 of 24 | Posted by: A friend

“With deepest sympathyTom Marks ”
23 of 24 | Posted by: A friend

“Camille I am so sorry. ”
24 of 24 | Posted by: Julie Fritz - Crown Point, IN


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Walter was born on July 5, 1948 and passed away on Friday, May 12, 2017.

Walter was a resident of Indiana at the time of passing.

He proudly served in the U.S. Army and was a Vietnam veteran.

Funeral service for Walter will take place on Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at 6 p.m. at Burns Funeral Home, 10101 Broadway, Crown Point.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to ABRA, Inc.

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