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“Ralph, loss of a loved one is never a pleasant experience I am sorry for your loss. ”
1 of 4 | Posted by: Richard Printz - Tucson, AZ

“My dearest sympathy to all the family...both Wally & Jean were always a pleasure to know and be around. They always brightened up my parents, our...Read More »
2 of 4 | Posted by: Beth Reiter - Wilmington, IL

“Robert my sincere sympathy to you and your family. Your father was a joy to speak to and he was such a gentleman. May God bless this family. Joe...Read More »
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“So sorry for another loss so soon, but Walter will go to be with his life mate in heaven. ”

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Walter E. Wilkosz
Age 97, of New Lenox, passed away Saturday, April 8, 2017 at Salem Village Nursing Home in New Lenox. Beloved husband of the late Jean B. Wilkosz (Rzeszutek); loving father of Ralph Wilkosz, Robert (Pamela) Wilkosz, son-in-law, Doug White; cherished grandfather of Lori (John) O'Keefe, Kelli (Mark) Kolar, Jennifer (Sam) Duncan, and great-grandfather of Mackenzie, Connor, Madison, Karagan, Harrison, Brandon, Meghan; dear brother of Otto (late Angie) Wilkosz; fond uncle Steven Wilkosz. Walter was preceded in death by his daughter Linda White, parents Waldo and Eva Wilkosz (Cienciaia), brother Arthur Wilkosz, daughter-in-law Carol Wilkosz, and nephew Gregory Wilkosz. Walter was a USAAC Veteran of World War II, and former member of the Moose Lodge. He enjoyed gardening, carpentry, and playing pinochle. Family will receive friends at Kurtz Memorial Chapel, 102 E. Francis Road, New Lenox, IL 60451 on Tuesday, April 11, 2017 from 2:00 PM until time of Memorial Service at 5:30 PM. Interment, private. For information or 815-485-3700.