Doris Elaine Walker 1933- 2021 Doris Elaine Hamilton Walker, was surrounded by her family, when she peacefully passed on August 5, 2021 in Layton, Utah. She was born on January 23, 1933 to Ralph and Lora McLaughlin Hamilton in Humphreys, Missouri.
Elaine graduated from high school in 1950 in Hamburg, Iowa. She attended Northwest Missouri State College, receiving her teaching certificate. She taught all grades in a rural school near Shenandoah, Iowa, before moving to Rawlins, Wyoming. In Rawlins, she met and married J Lowell Walker on November 7, 1953 in Green River, WY. Elaine taught third grade at Mountain View Elementary School. She also worked for Memorial Hospital of Carbon County and was a program clerk for ASCS.
She and JL were members of the Union Pacific Junior Old Timers, Seminoe Boat Club, and Sinclair Golf Club. They spent their retirement in Rawlins and Southern California. Elaine was proud of her membership in The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution and a member of the Red Hat Society.
Elaine enjoyed fishing, hunting, snowmobiling, and spending time with her beloved family.
She is survived by her children, ConnieLynn (Kevin) Skates, Barbara (Gary) Kootz, , Jack (Camilla) Walker, Lori (Patrick) Holeman; 11 grandchildren, Staci Hash, Thomas J. Toth, Desirae Toth, Skyler Koontz, Bianca Spilde, Jason Walker, Taramie Ulrich, Jeron Walker, Lindsey Scattliffe, Austin Holeman, Jennifer VanKirk; 25 great grandchildren, Thomas J. Toth II, Bella Toth, Tennessee Toth, Anderson Walker Hash, Kaydon Koontz, Kamdyn Kootnz, Dylan Spilde, Ava Spilde, Jerrick Walker, Jayden Walker, Jaxton Walker, Remmi Walker, Adrian Garrito, Korbyn Rogerson, Annika Rogerson, Troydon Ulrich, Haiden Ulrich, Chelsie Roberts, Kodee Ulrich, Creed Ulrich, Tavelynn Walker, Jrake Walker, Jevon Walker, Evan VanKirk, Wyatt VanKirk; one great great grandson, Jameson Walker; and her brothers, Porter and Phillip Hamiliton. She was preceded in death by her parents; and her husband, J Lowell.
Funeral services will be held Friday, August 13, 2021 at 2nd Ward Chapel, 509 East Kendrick, Rawlins, WY at 3:30 p.m. Family and friends may gather prior to services at 3 p.m. Interment will be at Rawlins City Cemetery.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.myers-mortuary.com
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Published by Rawlins Times from Aug. 11 to Aug. 12, 2021.