RIXFORD - Donna H. Walker, 95, Formerly of Looker Mountain Trail in Rixford, passed away Saturday (Aug. 27, 2016) at the Rouse Estates in Youngsville.
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Born Nov. 26, 1920, in Sharon Center, Donna was the daughter of Neil and Edith Swift Harris. On Aug. 3, 1941, at the residence of her parents in Rixford, she married L. Lavern Walker, who passed away on Oct. 12, 2011.
Donna was a 1938 graduate of Otto High School at the age of sixteen. She then went on to graduate from the Jamestown (N.Y.) Business School.
She was employed for most of her career as the secretary to the superintendent at Otto-Eldred High School. Prior to that, she had kept the books for the Harris and Walker Oil Co. of Rixford.
Mrs. Walker was a member of the Duke Center United Methodist Church and the Red Hat Ladies, as well as the Belle's and Beau's Square Dance Club and Duke Center-Rixford Bowling League.
Donna and Vern loved traveling, camping, fishing and snowmobiling. She enjoyed cooking and specialized in desserts and was famous for her pies. Donna was excellent at many forms of seamstressing. She loved music, as well as playing the organ. She especially love to spend time with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Surviving are two sons, Bradley (Toni Yeske) Walker of Mindora, Wis., and Terry (Gail) Walker of Pittsfield; six grandchildren, Jessa (Charles) Barbour of Pasadena, Md., Tonya (Brad) Cummings of Brea Ken., Kelly (John) Daniels of Duke Center, Kerry (Stephanie) Littlefield of Pine City, N.Y., Jamie (Donna) Walker of Youngsville, and Korey (Pam) Walker of Eldred; 13 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her daughter, Sharon Littlefield; son–in-law, Dale Littlefield; her granddaughter, Kimberly Walker; and two sisters, Dorla Walker and Dorothy Schwab.
Friends may call at the Duke Center United Methodist Church from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday for visitation. Funeral services will follow at 11:30 a.m. with the Rev. Mary DuVall, pastor, officiating. Burial will follow in Rixford Cemetery.
The Frame Funeral Home, Eldred, is in charge of arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Otto-Eldred Scholarship Fund; Friends of the Rouse Estate Youngsville; or a
Online condolences may be made at www.framefuneralhome.com.
Frame Funeral Home
230 Main Street
Eldred, PA 16731
Published in The Bradford Era from Aug. 29 to Sept. 8, 2016