Walter J. Banke, age 89, late of Orland Park formerly of South Holland, passed away May 26, 2013. He is survived by his loving wife, Gladys (nee Kotes) of 60 years; three children: Walter (Denise) of Schererville, IN, Richard (Joan) of McKinleyville, CA, and Carol (Bill) Gnerlich of St. John, IN; eight grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. A celebration of his life will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations to St. Jude Children's Hospital. Arrangements entrusted to Thornridge Funeral Home (Janusz Family Funeral Service) of Orland Park.