THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Issue Date: November 13, 2013
Vesta Jean Walker, 80, Crivitz, formerly of Amberg, passed away Friday Nov. 8 at NEWCARE in Crivitz.
Born July 5, 1933, in Lone Grove, Okla.,, daughter of the late Arthur and Ruby (Dotson) Tankersley, she was united in marriage to Charles E. Walker, Sr. on April 7, 1951.
She loved to sing and dance, had a positive attitude towards life and enjoyed the company of people, especially her family. She was an eight year facilitator of the visually impaired, helping them adapt towards independent living. The couple volunteered to play music at Adult Care Homes in Northeastern Wisconsin and in Michigan. She enjoyed flower gardening, cooking, backing and was known for her Walker rolls. She will be missed.
She is survived by her husband, Charles; two sons, Chuck (Sandy), of Pembine and Clyde (Lorelei) Walker, of St. Augustine, Fla.; a grandson; three great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; a brother and two sisters, Don (Sandra) Tankersley, Suzy Moulton and Edna Holland.
She was preceded in death by four brothers and a sister.
Family and friends called from 10 a.m. until the time of the services at noon on Tuesday, Nov. 12 at Messar-Roubal Funeral Home. Burial followed at the Amberg Cemetery. Messar-Roubal Funeral Home of Wausaukee assisted the family with arrangements.