Kenneth S. Walter Sr.

July 1, 1941 — Nov. 18, 2014

Kenneth S. Walter Sr., born July 1, 1941, joined his parents and sister in heaven on November 18, 2014. He loved his Irish bride, Kathleen, for over 54 years.

He was the dear father of Laura (Jeff) Hendrickson and Ken (Kay) Walter; cherished grandpa of Rebecca (Kris Haibeck) Hendrickson, Robert Hendrickson and Jack, Ben and Max Walter. He will also be missed by special sister-in-law Luann Reed and niece Michelle (Joel) Johnson, who always were at his side and had his back. He is further survived by a litany of cherished family and wonderful friends.

He was a successful truck driver and businessman who loved his American quarter horses and enjoyed hot air ballooning.

Visitation will be Monday, December 1, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 225 S. Hartwell Ave., Waukesha, from 5-7:30 PM, and Tuesday, December 2, from 10-11AM. A funeral Mass will begin at 11AM.

In lieu of flowers, contributions to Waukesha Catholic School Systems are appreciated.

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