ELIZABETH WALKER "TIBBY" (NEE BIEGEL) CROWN POINT, IN Elizabeth Walker "Tibby" (nee Biegel), age 83 of Crown Point, IN, passed away on Friday, January 18, 2013. Tibby is survived by her husband of 61 years, Kenneth J. Walker; daughters: Joan K. Walker, Peggy (Tom) Amaral and Carol (Jim) Alvarez; son, Charles J. Walker; 10 loving grandchildren: Rachael (Josh) Driskell, Caitlin Amaral, Daniel Amaral, Lauren Walker, Elise Walker, Lindsey Walker, Claire Walker, Anthony Alvarez, Katy Alvarez and Steven Alvarez; brother, L. John Biegel and brother-in-law, Banks "Bud" (Nancy) Jacobs. She was preceded in death by her parents: Louis J. and Irene E. Biegel; and sister, Rosemary Jacobs. Tibby graduated from Crown Point High School and attended Rosary College and Indiana University. She received her Masters degree in Reading from Purdue University Calumet. One of Tibby's greatest joys was teaching First Grade at St. Mary's School for eighteen years. Friends may visit with the family on Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at Geisen Funeral-Cremation & Reception Centre, (two blocks east of Broadway) at 606 E. 113th Ave./E. South St., Crown Point, IN from 3:00 to 7:00 PM. Funeral prayers will be said on Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 9:15 AM at Geisen Funeral-Cremation & Reception Centre in Crown Point, IN followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 AM at St. Mary Catholic Church, 321 E. Joliet St., Crown Point, IN with Fr. Pat Kalich officiating. Interment at St. Mary's Cemetery in Crown Point, IN. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Mary's School, Crown Point. View directions and/or sign guestbook at www.GeisenFuneralHome.com or contact 219-663-2500.
Published in The Times from Jan. 20 to Jan. 21, 2013