Hanekow, Walter J., age 85, passed away October 11, 2014. Resident and 25 year City of Warren Firefighter, retired. Loving husband of the late Barbara; beloved father of Cindy Bailey, John and the late Michael Hanekow; and father-in-law of Sheila Hanekow; dear grandfather of Kevin (Tracy) and Keith (Susan) Bailey, the late Michael Hanekow Jr., Jennifer (Mike) Snider and Kimberly, Susan, Amy, Samantha, Danielle and Jaclin Hanekow; and great-grandfather of eight plus one on the way; brother of the late Till VanGamper and William “Jake” Hanekow. Visitation 1-8 p.m. Tuesday with funeral service Wednesday, 11 a.m. at Lyle Elliott Funeral Home, 31730 Mound Rd., Warren, Michigan 48092.Published in Daily Tribune on Oct. 13, 2014+Read More Share Listen to Obituary Remember Share a message, photo, or video below View all messages 5 "So very sorry to hear about Uncle Walt. So many memories of..."- Deb Ferraro"Sorry for you loss. He was a great guy. I will keep you in my..."- Kraig Selleke"may god bless you ,walt. we had many happy days hunting with..."- david bucknavich"Sorry for your loss. Keeping you and yours in our thoughts..."- Warren Cook"Walt we loved you, thanks for all your help, you were always..."- Walter Plajstek Add a memory or condolence to the guest book Add Message Please add or record a video for the family of Walter Hanekow Add a video + Please add a photo and share in the life story for Walter Hanekow Add a photo + http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/dailytribune/obituary.aspx?n=walter-j-hanekow&pid=172786281&fhid=20945