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Concha P. Walker

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Dec. 1, 1934 - May 7, 2015

Requiem mass will be offered on Friday, May 15, 2015 at 10:00 a.m., in Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church for Mrs. Concha Parlee Walker. There will be a reception at the Knights of Columbus Hall (adjacent to the church), immediately following the mass.

Concha, a lifelong resident of Princeton and Colusa, passed away on Thursday, May 7, in the Colusa Regional Medical Center.

Mrs. Walker was born December 1, 1934, in Sacramento, CA, graduated from Princeton High School in 1953, and from Sacramento Junior College, School of Nursing in 1959.

She worked at Colusa Memorial Hospital as a Registered Nurse and later as the Director of Nurses from 1961 until her retirement, enjoying a 40 year professional career in the medical and health care field. After retiring from the hospital, she joined the Colusa Regional Medical Center Auxiliary, were she was devoted to helping others, as that was her true passion.

Survivors include her husband of 53 years, Vincent Eugene Walker, daughter, Marrissa, and grandson, Asher Ryan Bowens. She is preceded in death by her son, Ryan Eugene Walker.

She is also survived by her siblings, Esther Parker, Napa; Lewis Aldama, Sutter; Eleanor (Lew) Thorne, Lodi; Anita Morrison, Carmichael; Robert (Helen) Aldama, Silver Springs, NV; Teresa Aldama, Napa; Frances Scott, Pt. Angeles, WA; Kathleen (Buck) Squier, Princeton, and her many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

She was an active member in the Beta Sigma Phi Sorority, the Pacific Flyway Quilters Guild, the Colusa Regional Medical Center Auxiliary and numerous other activities within the community that she loved. She and her husband loved to travel, throughout the states and abroad, including Italy and the Vatican.

The rosary will be recited at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 14, 2015, at the Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Colusa.

Service: Friday, May 15, 2015, 10:00 a.m. at Our Lady of Lourdes, Colusa, CA.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Colusa Regional Medical Center Auxiliary, Pacific Flyway Quilters or the Scleroderma Foundation in memory of Concha Walker.

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Published in Appeal Democrat from May 14 to May 15, 2015
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