May 26, 2016


Betty Mae Walker

WalkerBettyBetty Mae Walker (nee Witte), 88, and a resident of Sandusky, passed away Wednesday, May 29, 2013, at Parkvue Health Care Center, following a lengthy illness. Betty was born November 18, 1924 in Amherst, where she was raised.

She was a graduate from Central Amherst High School in 1942. Betty made her home in Amherst and Vermilion most of her life. Sandusky had been her home for the last year.

Betty was employed by Bendix Westinghouse in the accounting department, where she worked for 30 years. She was a member of St. Peter United Church of Christ in Amherst.

Survivors include her nephews, Terry Walker of Sheffield Lake, Darrel Kurth and his wife Sharon of Berlin Heights, Duane Kurth and his wife Janis, Mark Muska and Scott Muska, all of Amherst; and a niece, Marcia Malz of Connecticut.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 45 years, Robert “Bob” Walker on December 20, 2012; parents, Albert C. and Clara M. Witte (nee Brucker); and sister, Marian A. Makruski.

Friends may call Sunday, June 2, 2013 from 2 to 5 P.M. at the Hempel Funeral Home, 373 Cleveland Ave., Amherst. Funeral service will be held Monday, June 3, 2013 at 11:30 A.M. in the funeral home. The Rev. Mark Pemberton, Pastor of St. Peter United Church of Christ, will officiate. Burial will follow at Crownhill Cemetery, Amherst.

The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to St. Peter United Church of Christ, 582 Church St., Amherst, OH 44001; Animal Protective League, 8303 Murray Ridge Road, Elyria, OH 44035; Stein Hospice, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH 44870; or the charity of your choice.

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