Walter B. Stein III
Hallowell & James Funeral Home
1025 West 55th Street
Countryside, IL
Stein III, Walter B.

Walter B. Stein III, 74, of Indian Head Park, passed away suddenly on November 17, 2021. Beloved husband of Denise M. Likens for a wonderful 25 years. Loving father of Bradley (Ramada) Stein and Brian Stein. Devoted son of the late Walter B. Stein, Jr. and Faye (the late James) Diette. Dear brother of James (Mary) Davidson and Pamela (Thomas) Paulson. Cherished brother-in-law of the late Dennis Baldi and Debra (the late James) Tasic. Fond uncle of many. He is survived by his beloved cats: Chance, Phoebe, Cricket, and Gilly. He was preceded in death by his cats, Tribble and Emily, and many others. Walter was a proud US Air Force veteran. Walter was a longtime veterinarian, and the latter time of his career he spent teaching veterinary technology at Joliet Jr. College. Interment private. Memorials in Walter's name may be made to a charity of choice that helps benefit animal care. Arrangements entrusted to Hallowell & James Funeral Home, Countryside at 708-352-6500 or

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Rest in great peace Cousin Chipper. I always remember Chip walking on his hands and having such a wit. Our condolences to the family.
Tom and Kip Schaefer
December 2, 2021
My deepest sympathy to Denise and all the family. I will always remember Chip as a fun and wonderful cousin. God Bless and be with you all!
Donna Bannerman cousin
December 1, 2021
May God be with you all during your time of sorrow. Lean on Him!
Kandis Wright JJC
November 22, 2021
I will always remember the fun times in class with Dr. Stein. He was such a genuine, engaging teacher who continued to remember me when we'd run into each other years later. He will be sorely missed!
Megan Bembenek
November 20, 2021
Chipper you saved many of my animals I drugged home I will always love you and miss you
Couin Lizzy (Liz Michalski Dykes)
November 20, 2021
He was one of the most passionate veterinarians/teachers I have ever met! It was a great honor to be taught by him. Never a dull moment in his classroom. He will be missed. My condolences to all his family and friends
Emilee Carbone
November 19, 2021
Sorry to Hear of your loss, I worked in Maintenace at Joliet Junior College and would always talk with Mr.Stein was a great guy and loved my many! Prayers for your family!
Patrick Murphy
November 19, 2021
One of the greatest vets I have known. Always willing to help and always so kind. You were a great man. Thank you Wally! Miss you so much. My condolences to your entire family.
Rebecka Bargo
November 18, 2021
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