Geraldine “Geri” Walker, age 69, of Princeton, past away
April 14th, 2013 at her home
after a 31/2 year battle with ALS Lou Gehrig’s
Geri was born on October 6, 1943 to William A. & Antoinette (Loconto)
Arnold in Gary.
On May 9th, 1964 she married David Walker in Miller.
She worked as a Food Sales
promotional worker with ASM Marketing for 32 years, working through the
Wal-Mart Store in Princeton, IN since its opening. If you were ever at Wal-Mart in Princeton and was offered a free sample to taste it was probably by Geri. She
loved all who worked at Wal-Mart calling them her family and kids.
She is survived by her
mother, Antoinette of Oakland City and her loving husband, David Walker of Princeton. Other survivors include, daughter, Lisa Wallace of Mount Carmel, Ill. and granddaughter, Tayah
also of Mt. Carmel, Ill.. She is survived by numerous aunts, uncles, and
cousins, as well as special friends; Bert (Chuck) Fowler of Portage, IN and
Myrna Tinsley (Fiancé – Bill Hussey) of Mt.Carmel.
She is preceded in death by
her father, William, and special grandmother, Florence Loconto.
There will be a celebration
of her life through a memorial service at
April 20th, 2013 at Doyle
Funeral Home, located at 520 S. Main St., Princeton, IN47670 with Pastor Tony Edwards officiating. All Wal-Mart
employees are asked to wear your Wal-Mart shirts and name tags in honor of
Visitation will be on
Saturday, April 20th, 2013, from 11 a.m. until time of service at David and the family would like to express their thanks
to the VNA Hospice for their special care.