WALTER A. HENRIKSEN
Born: August 9, 1916
Died: November 27, 2015
Visitation: Tuesday, December 1, 2015
4:00 pm – 8:0 pm
Michaels Funeral Home, 800 S. Roselle Road, Schaumburg
Funeral Service: Wednesday, December 2, 2015 at 9:30 am
Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Hillside, IL
Walter A. Henriksen, 99, a resident of Des Plaines for 12 years and formerly of Addison & Chicago was born on August 9, 1916 in Chicago to the late Einar and the late Caroline (nee Hansen), and passed away peacefully on November 27, 2015 in Des Plaines.
Walter was a proud WWII Army Veteran, participating in the Normandy Invasion and the Battle of the Ardennes. He was twice awarded the Purple Heart during his tour of duty.
Walter was the adoring husband to the late Adeline (nee Seno); loving father of Ronald (Carol) and Carolyn (Robert) Dittrich; fond grandfather of Jill (Johnny) Simmons, Kristy (Luke) Robinson, Amy (John) Stephens, Walter (Samantha) Dittrich, Michael (Angela) Dittrich and Timothy Dittrich; proud great grandfather of 12.
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