November 10, 2013 in Obituaries

Obituary: Walker, Ottilie

Age 92

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WALKER, Ottilie Born May 20, 1921 in Bieber, Germany, Ottilie “Tillie” Walker died peace- fully at home October 30, 2013. She grew up in Hofheim where she worked as a nanny. October 29, 1947 she married Sgt Aaron E. Walker (US Army) and relocated to the United States. Tillie became a proud US citizen in 1953. In 1963 the family moved to Marina, CA, where Tillie was the assistant manager at Girard’s Marina Rexall for 20 years. Widowed in 1986, she moved to Spokane in 1990 and became an active member of Fowler United Methodist Church; the evangelism committee and United Methodist’s Women. Tillie took great joy in her three children, three grandchildren, and great-grandchild. She is preceded in death by her father and mother, Wilhelm and Anna-Maria Weidner, stepmother Johanna Weidner, brother Karl Weidner, sister Josephine Fortune, her husband of 39 years, Aaron Walker, daughter Jana Mozal, grandson Joshua Aaron Knight, and sweetheart of 10 years, Earl Reeves. She is survived by her son Andrew Walker (Joyce), daughter Jessica Dillon (Terrence Knight), granddaughter Brandy Kanatzar (Brian), grandsons Micah Mozal and Daniel Walker, great-granddaughter Kelsey Kanatzar, and in Germany, niece Waltraud Lorenz, nephew Jurgen Weidner, great-nephews, great-great-nieces and nephews. The family extends heartfelt thanks to Hospice of Spokane, especially to Ruthann Fix. Grateful to have been a member of Fowler UMC for 23 years Tillie left this message: May the Lord bless all my friends at Fowler UMC and Pastor Kennedy. Join us in a celebration of life at Fowler UMC, 3928 N. Howard Saturday, November 16 at 1pm. In lieu of flowers please make donations to Fowler UMC, Hospice of Spokane or Union Gospel Mission.

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