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Shirley (Rutherford) Walker

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SHIRLEY WALKER (RUTHERFORD) Our mother, grandmother, our friend... Shirley (Shirl) Jean Walker (Rutherford) at age 87, departed to the heavens on 6/29/2018. Shirley was born in Long Beach CA, to Paul and Mildred Rutherford. She was raised in Maxwell, CA by her father and her grandparents, James and Jean Finks. Her family, brother, Ron Rutherford of Pollock Pines, CA, son, Glenn Berglund (Sue) of Mather, CA, son, Craig Berglund (Sherri) of Willows, CA, daughter, Michelle Berglund-Smith (Richard), of Durham, CA, daughter, Julienne Walker Kavanaugh (Steven), of Brentwood CA. Shirley had 10 grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren and 3 great-great grandchildren. Shirley was a volunteer police officer for Grass Valley Police Department, she enjoyed playing tennis, and she acted/sang in numerous plays at the Civic Arts in Walnut Creek CA. She loved to travel and enjoyed meeting new people. She resided in Durham, CA during her final days. In lieu of flowers or gifts, donations may be made to the Dementia Society or Humane Society of your choice... A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, August 4, 2018 at 3:00PM, in Durham CA. For more information please email: Michelle at Michelleemus@gmail.com or call Julie at 925-759-2685. "Speak of me as you have always done. Remember the good times, laughter and fun I had. Let your sorrow last for just a while. Comfort each other and try to smile." (Excerpts from Anthony Dowson)
Published in Chico Enterprise-Record on July 14, 2018
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