Walter L. Howler

September 30, 1942 ~ July 17, 2018 (age 75)

Walter L. Howler, age 75, of Naples, Florida, formerly of Genoa, passed away Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at Delnor Hospital in Geneva with his loving family by his side.
He was born September 30, 1942 in Chicago, the son of August and Marie (Szczeniak) Howler.
Walter was the president of HFI Inc. in West Chicago.  He loved cars and enjoyed learning all he could about them.  His favorite pastime was spending time with his family and he will be dearly missed.
He is survived by his devoted wife of 29 years Linda (Tolp); children Walter F. (Robyn) Howler of St. Charles, Lisa Howler of Sycamore, Brian (Donna) Dussault of Belvidere; daughter-in-law Kelly Howler of DeKalb; grandchildren Julie (Tim) Rajnowski, Shane (Stephanie) Dussault, Danny Howler, Lori (Wade) Lolley, Brandon Dussault, Tom Howler, and Dustin Dussault; great grandchildren Wyatt and Jayden Lolley, Chloe Rajnowski, Lilly Lolley, Jack Rajnowski, Dustin Dussault Jr., Lola Lolley, Braxton and Trinity Dussault; siblings Jackie Hornsby and James (Rita) Cassier; sister-in-law Paula Witek; brother-in-law Randy (Donna) Tolp; nieces and nephews Theresa Witek, Jenny Beckner, Kevin Tolp, Ryan Skibinski, Ray Edler, and Tracey Viactus; lifelong friend Mack Borker; and many other dear relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; sister-in-law Jamie Keucker; and sons Brett and Thomas. 

Funeral prayers will be held Monday, July 23, 2018 at 9:00 am at Malone Funeral Home, 324 E. State Street (Route 38), Geneva proceeding to St. Peter Catholic Church, 1891 Kaneville Road, Geneva for Celebration of Funeral Mass at 10:00 am with Father Jonathan Bakkelund, celebrant.

Entombment will be held at Mt. Emblem Cemetery in Elmhurst.
Visitation will be held Sunday, July 22 from 12:00 – 8:00 pm with a liturgical service at 7:45 pm at Malone Funeral Home.

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