Walter I. Blessman, Jr. of Western Springs and formerly of Havana, passed away peacefully at home with family on Saturday, January 12, 2019. Beloved husband of the late Marie nee Stelter; loving father of Barbara K. Blessman and Robert W. (Rosemary and the late Robin) Blessman; Proud grandfather of 7; fond great-grandfather of 14. Walter was a member of Grace Lutheran Church and a retired school teacher. He was a proud veteran of the United States Navy in World War II. A graveside memorial service will be held Saturday, June 22 at 11 a.m. at Laurel Hill Cemetery, 1105 E Laurel Ave, Havana. In lieu of flowers please send donations to Grace Lutheran Church, 4101 Wolf Road, Western Springs, Il 60558. Hurley Funeral Home in Havana is assisting with arrangements.