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Martin Walthier, Jr.

June 18, 1933 ~ December 16, 2021 (age 88)

Obituary

 age 88 was born in Elek, Hungary-preceded in death by his beloved wife of 45 years, the late Josefa; parents the late Martin & Theresia and fondest brother of the late Veronica Bigelow.  He is survived by his children Christine, Anita, Eddy (Stefanie), and Martin J (Amy); precious Opa to Heidi, Eddy Jr., Kirsten, and Allison; wonderful uncle to nieces and nephews in Texas and Austria; memorable cousin of many in Germany and the US; also a very faithful friend.  Martin was proud of his German-Hungarian ancestry.  He was an active member of the Jolly Burgenlἂnder Club and a 50+ year member of the DANK chapter Chicago South.  Martin was very instrumental in the building and maintenance of the German American Heritage Center located in Frankfort.  His iconic presence will be greatly missed. 


Services

Visitation
Saturday
January 15, 2022

8:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Richard J. Modell Funeral Home & Cremation Services
12641 W 143rd St
Homer Glen, IL 60491

Funeral Prayer Service
Saturday
January 15, 2022

10:00 AM
Richard J. Modell Funeral Home & Cremation Services
12641 W 143rd St
Homer Glen, IL 60491

Mass of Christian Burial
Saturday
January 15, 2022

11:00 AM
St. Anthony Church
7659 Sauk Trail
Frankfort, IL 60423

Interment following funeral service
Saturday
January 15, 2022

St. Mary Cemetery
87th Street & Hamlin Avenue
Evergreen Park, IL 60805