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Dolores J. Walker

Aurora, Illinois

1929 - 2016 (Age 87)


March 31, 2016
Aurora, Illinois


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The Healy Chapel, Aurora Obituary

   Dolores (Dee) Walker, 87 of Aurora, passed away Thursday March 31, 2016 at Central DuPage Hospital. She was born February 21, 1929 in Aurora, the daughter of the late Delbert and Jennie Whiteside.

Dee was a longtime member of Faith Redeemer Lutheran Church.

She is survived by her three daughters, Cheryl (Ken) Smith of Arizona, Nancy (Bill) Heitschmidt of Minnesota and Kay (Ron) Gatewood of Aurora, IL; her nine grandchildren, Justin Smith, Laurel Smith, Karan Heitschmidt, Kyle Heitschmidt, Kristi (Josh) Wakefield, Amy (Mark) Alvis, Carmyn (Tim) Slamans, Jason (Jenn) Gatewood and Brandi (Rob) Powers; her twenty-one great grandchildren, three step-great grandchildren, four great-great grandchildren; her brother, Dale (Jill) Whiteside.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Robert Gary Walker and her granddaughter, Rebecca Smith.

A Celebration of Life will be held at The Healy Chapel, 332 W. Downer Pl., Aurora, IL on Saturday 11:00 AM April 2, 2016. Interment will be private. For further information, please call (630) 897-9291 or visit our website at to sign the online guestbook.

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I'm sorry I didn't hear about Dee's passing in time to send flowers. Dee was a good friend to my mother, Mary Nelson. She was a a sincerely good hearted , kind woman. I have fond memories of Dee and her family going back 50+ years. I'll miss her cards at Christmas time, and our long phone chats, though they were few. She always talked to me about her kids and grandkids. I know she cherished them all.
My sincere condolences to all of her family.
See you again someday, Dee!

To Dee's Daughters & Families,
I'm so sorry I missed the Obit in time to attend the wake. Dee attended my husband's memorial service in Sept 2015 and I feel very badly not being there for Dee's. I offer my prayers to all of you. Dee was the best friend of my husband, Don Wells, first wife, Alice Wells. I don't know if you might have remembered Alice Wells, but she's been deceased for a number of years now. Dee was always kind, generous and a good person. I know you'll miss her.

Delores has been a good friend for over 35 years, she now is in the arms of our Lord. Our condolences to all of her family.

Our prayers go out to all Dee's children, grand children and great great grand children. May she rest in peace with God for all eternity. For she is truly home. We know you will miss her being in your day to day life. Take comfort in the fact that you will all be together again in heaven.

With all our love,

Gloria and Richard Brolley

I remember when Dee and Bob lived on Sullivan Rd. I would always watch for the Semi to pull in the driveway and I would stop and say hi to both of them. R.I.P. Granny, from Polar Bear.