Walter R. Kafka, age 93 of Glenwood, IL, passed to his heavenly home on April 15, 2019. He is survived by his sister, Annamae Brown, his loving children: Linda (Bill); Deborah (Pete); Don (Denise); his devoted grandchildren: Greg (Amy); Laura (George); Lisa; Amy (Ryan), Patrick; and Michelle (Kirk). He has 11 cherished great-grandchildren. Walter was preceded in death by loving wife, Lucille. He was a loving and devoted husband and father.
Walter was a World War II Purple Heart Recipient; worked in tool and design; research and development and as a supervisor at the Ford Motor Company and Continental Can Company for many years. He retired as a Professor from Prairie State College in 1993.
Funeral services will be held at Rosemoor Funeral Home: 17943 S. Torrence Ave, Lansing, IL 60438 on Wednesday, April 24 at 10 AM. Visitation: Tuesday, April 23, from 3-8 PM at the funeral home. Interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Walter’s memory to: Evergreen Assisted Living, Joliet Hospice or Misericordia which is a community of care for persons with mild to profound developmental disabilities. Family will receive gifts and distribute them accordingly.