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Walter Rakauskas

September 8, 1925 July 13, 2019
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Obituary for Walter Rakauskas

Walter (Wally) Rakauskas, lifelong resident of Melrose Park, passed away on July 13th, 2019 at the age of 93. He was born in Lithuania but soon came to know his lifelong home in the United States. He spent many years as a dedicated employee of the Chicago & Northwestern Railroad. He enjoyed countless years being a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles. Walter was a friend to all he encountered and will be greatly missed by many. He is predeceased by his son, Michael Rakauskas. He is survived by his loving wife of 69 years, Ona(Tautkus)Rakauskas, his son, Paul (late Joyce)Rakauskas, his grandchildren, Matthew(Diana)Rakauskas, Jason(Tiffany)Rakauskas, Melissa(Josh)Kraus, Corinne(Billy)Lowe, Nancy(Justin)Anderson, Michael Rakauskas. He is also survived by his many great grandchildren and other family both here in the U.S. and in Lithuania.
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3:00 PM 7/16/2019 3:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 7/16/2019 7:00:00 PM
Bormann Funeral Home

1600 Chicago Avenue
Melrose Park, IL 60160

Bormann Funeral Home
1600 Chicago Avenue Melrose Park 60160 IL
United States





10:00 AM 7/17/2019 10:00:00 AM
Sacred Heart Church

819 N. 16th Ave.
Melrose Park , IL 60160

Sacred Heart Church
819 N. 16th Ave. Melrose Park 60160 IL
United States

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Queen of Heaven Cemetery Final Resting Place

1400 S. Wolf Road
Hillside, IL 60162

1400 S. Wolf Road Hillside 60162 IL
United States

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