Justine E. Walker
1933 - 2021
BORN
1933
DIED
2021
April 23, 1933 - April 20, 2021

Munster, IN – Justine E. Walker, 87, was born to Elmer and Emmabelle Mackiewich in Chicago, IL. Formerly of Homewood, Illinois, she was staying in Munster, Indiana as COVID shut down Illinois last year.

Justine passed away at home in Munster with her loving daughters surrounding her, Victoria (Anthony) Mattera of Dyer, IN, Susan Walker, of Munster, IN and Charlene (Anthony) Zralka of Lansing, IL.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Peter J. Walker, Sr.; her son, Peter J. Walker, Jr.; and granddaughter, Jennifer Risner.

She leaves, in addition to her daughters, grandchildren: Elizabeth (Adam) Porter, James (Ania Kolakowska) Porter, Luke (Sarah) Walker, Michael (Jamie) Porter, Anthony Zralka, Michelle (Jeff) Shepard and Michael Walker and 14 great-grandchildren.

She worked for the City of Chicago Heights until her retirement. Volunteering was part of her nature and a favorite place she volunteered was Paws Critter Crossing in Chicago Heights. Justine was an active member of St. Joseph Catholic Women's Club when her children were in school. Justine loved to travel and was always up for an outing with her loved ones.

Everyone who knew her has a fond memory that included her wit, humor and elegance.

Visitation will be at 9am on Tuesday, April 27 at St. Kieran Church, 724 195th Street Chicago Heights, IL. Right off of Halsted Street. Mass will start at 11 with burial at St. Casimir's Cemetery 4401 West 111th Street, Chicago.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the charity of your choice.

Published by SouthtownStar on Apr. 25, 2021.
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MEMORIAL EVENTS
Apr
27
Visitation
9:00a.m.
St. Kieran Church
724 195th Street, Chicago Heights, IL
Apr
27
Funeral Mass
11:00a.m.
St. Kieran Church
724 195th Street, Chicago Heights, IL
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Our deepest sympathy to the Walker family. Your mother was a kind, loving and caring person. She was a great neighbor to our mother Giovanna. She will be deeply missed.


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Friend
April 25, 2021
I knew Justine from St Agnes church. She was always ready with a smile and to say Hello. Also daughter Sue was a neighbor in Crete. My sympathies to the whole family, I know how hard it is to lose a mom. You never stop missing them. May the love and memories she left you bring you comfort.
Joyce Glandon
Friend
April 25, 2021
I will have the best memories of my Aunt Justine with her strength, grace, and sense of humor. I know she will be greatly missed by her loving family. Sending prayers for comfort at this difficult time.
Catherine Sallaz
Family
April 25, 2021
My sympathies to the family. She was a very fun person to talk to whether at church, the fitness center or Gabe's Place. I will miss her.
Deborah Hummel
Friend
April 24, 2021
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