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Walter G. Magnus

July 27, 1935 — September 10, 2023

Walter G. Magnus, age 88, passed away on Sunday, September 10, 2023 at Lightways Hospice in Joliet.

He is survived by his beloved wife, Renetta Magnus; children, Mary Julia (Martin John) Venturini;

grandchildren, Michelle (Harry Smith) Evans, Timothy (Terry Hammond) Evans; greatgrandchildren, Hannah

Krall, Hayley Krall, Austin Statler; and niece Christine Magnus.

Walter is preceded in death by his parents Albert and Mabel Magnus; and his brother Albert Magnus.

Wally was an avid golfer who worked at the Sanctuary, & was part of a minor league baseball team in the

Washington Senators organization. He was a part of the Bruins minor league hockey club. The Cubs, the

Chicago Bears, and the Blackhawks were his favorites. He loved to eat, loved his family, and especially

loved vacationing with his love Renee in the Caribbean.

Services will take place at Kurtz Memorial Chapel, 65 Old Frankfort Way, in Frankfort with a memorial

visitation on Sunday, 17, 2023 from 1pm until the time of the memorial service at 5pm. In lieu of flowers

donations to the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America in Walter’s name would be appreciated.






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Visitation

Sunday, September 17, 2023

1:00 - 5:00 pm (Central time)

Kurtz Memorial Chapel - Frankfort

65 Old Frankfort Way, Frankfort, IL 60423

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Funeral Service

Sunday, September 17, 2023

5:00 - 5:30 pm (Central time)

Kurtz Memorial Chapel - Frankfort

65 Old Frankfort Way, Frankfort, IL 60423

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