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Obituary: Kenneth L. Walker

April 3, 1940 – November 15, 2022

Information provided by Smits Funeral Home

Kenneth L. WalkerKenneth L. Walker, age 82, of Sauk Village, IL, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, November 15, 2022. Loving husband of Claudia J. Walker, nee Partner. Devoted father of Rhonda (Robert) Ratulowski, Diana (Arnie) Tobicoe, and Christine (Joe) Gawel. Cherished grandpa of Stephanie (Matt) Fleckinger, Jeremy Tobicoe, Ryan (Kristen) Tobicoe, Brittany (Joe) Pieczykowski, Keanu (Glenys) Ratulowski, Alexis (Dane) Wommack, Jarred Gawel, Simeon Gawel, and Corbin Gawel; great-grandpa of Kayla, Elsa, Brayden, and Landon. Dear half-brother of the late Marvin (late PoPai) Gravitt. Uncle of Jonna Gravitt. Preceded in death by his parents Kenneth and Edith Walker. Ken was loved by many and will be dearly missed.

Visitation Saturday, November 26, 2022, from 10 a.m. until the time of the funeral service at 11 a.m. directly at Village Church 14849 W. 93rd Avenue Dyer, IN, with Rev. Steve Miller officiating.

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