Walter F. Welninski Jr.

Walter F. Welninski Jr., 81, of Sunrise Assisted Living in Lombard, formerly of Clarendon Hills, died Sept. 15, 2021.

Walter will be missed by his loving family and his cherished dog, Brownie. Walter was a longtime crossing guard in the Clarendon Hills Prospect School community, keeping children safe while making them smile.

He is survived by his wife, Dolores M. Welninski, nee Benedetti; his children, Katherine (Lawrence) Schilder, Robert (Deborah) Welninski, Peter (Arlene) Welninski, Michael (Chrystie) Welninski and Jennifer (Tony) Albertson; his grandchildren, Ben, Brian and Sarah Schilder, Samantha and Jake Welninski, Andrew Welninski, and Michael and Nayla Welninski; his sister, Patricia (Donald) Spencer; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his brother, Anthony (Phyllis) Welninski.

A funeral Mass was held Sept. 20 at Notre Dame Church in Clarendon Hills.

Interment was private.

Sullivan Funeral Home Hinsdale handled the arrangements.