Walter E. Kessler

Walter E. Kessler, age 89 of Brookfield. Beloved husband of the late Mildred Kessler, nee Predny; dear brother of the late Dale (the late Catherine) Kessler the late Allen (Barbara) Kessler; uncle of Dr. Kenneth (Elizabeth) Kessler.

Visitation Wednesday, January 19, 2022 from 3:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. at Hitzeman Funeral Home Ltd., 9445 West 31st Street, Brookfield, Il 60513. Lying in State Thursday, January 20, 2022 from 10:00 A.M. to time of Service 10:30 A.M. at Sts. Peter & Paul Lutheran Church, Corner of 31st Street and Des Plaines Ave, Riverside, IL 60546.

Per State Mandate All guests attending any indoor services are required to wear a mask.

Interment Evergreen Cemetery, Evergreen Park, IL.

Memorials appreciated to Sts. Peter & Paul Lutheran Church.

Walter retired from Illinois Bell Telephone Company with 39 years of service and 25 years as a lead supervisor of over 10 men. There was not much they could not fix. All would say if you needed something fixed ask Wally and his crew. Wally and 20+ other men installed a lawn sprinkler system as well as a new kitchen and many tiles floors at the church.

Information 708-485-2000 or

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  1. Rebecca Heffernan condolence:

    Wally was such a pleasure to get to know in my time working at Cantata. I will miss his jokes, stories, and secret handshakes. He was one in a million. He will be greatly missed.

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