He was born to John and Cecilia (Gezella) Lukasik in St. Louis on October 3, 1940. He was preceded in death by his wife Rosemarie (Oge), his parents, and a niece. He is survived by his 3 children, 5 grandchildren, his sisters, Margaret (the late Louis) Pedtke and Carol Loehr, a niece, 2 great-nephews, cousins and friends.
Walter served two years in the U.S. Army, stationed at Fort Jackson, South Carolina. Upon discharge, he returned to St. Louis, married and resumed his job at the United States Post Office.
Walter volunteered at several area Catholic churches serving meals to the homeless, working at fish fries and as a church greeter. He enjoyed fishing, camping and traveling the United States.
Services: Visitation at Kutis Affton Chapel, 10151 Gravois, on Wednesday, September 21 from 10 a.m. until service time at 11:30 a.m. Interment at J.B. National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations are appreciated to the charity of the donor’s choice or to Sts. Peter & Paul Meal Services, 1919 South 7th St., St. Louis, MO 63104.