Charles Earl Walker

Born: Sat., Jun. 16, 1928
Died: Mon., Mar. 19, 2018


4:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Fri., Mar. 23, 2018
Location: Montpelier - East Main St.

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Sat., Mar. 24, 2018
Location: St. John's Lutheran Church

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Charles “Earl” Walker, 89, of Montpelier, passed away on Monday, March 19, 2018 at Evergreen Manor Nursing Home in Montpelier. He was born on June 16, 1928 in Montpelier to Clifford and Grace (Foust) Walker. Earl graduated from Montpelier High School in 1947. On July 5, 1947 he married Illega M. King in Paulding and she preceded him in death in December of 2014.

Earl retired from Hause Machine in Montpelier as an engineer in 1991. He was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Montpelier and the Montpelier Moose. Earl also served on the Board of Directors of Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers and served on the Board of Public Affairs in Montpelier.

He is survived by his daughter, Denise “Niece” L. Brown of Montpelier; daughter-in-law, Jeannine Walker of Hamilton Lake, IN; three grandchildren, John C. Henricks of Montpelier, Christopher (Kathy) Walker of Bryan and Sabrina (Brad) Fox of Edgewater, MD; four great grandchildren, Noelle and Raya Henricks, Bowen Walker and Coralynn Fox; one brother, Dale Walker of Bryan; and several nieces and nephews.

Earl was preceded in death by his parents, wife Illega M. Walker, son Dennis L. Walker, son-in-law Tom L. Brown and one brother Olin Walker.

A time to receive friends will be held on Friday, March 23, 2018 from 4-8 p.m. at the Thompson Funeral Home on Main Street in Montpelier. A funeral service will take place on Saturday, March 24, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Montpelier with Pastor Paul Gruetter to officiate. Interment will follow at Riverside Cemetery in Montpelier. Donations may be made to St. John’s Lutheran Church or to the donor’s choice.

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Vickie Sherwood
   Posted Mon March 19, 2018
Dear Family of Mr. Walker:

I wish to extend my thoughts and prayers to your family at the loss of your father.

Vickie Teats Sherwood

Paul and Peggy Hayden
   Posted Tue March 20, 2018
Jeanine and Family......God’s Blessings to your family at this sad time. May He wrap His arms around you and give you strengTH throughout these difficult days. I know Earl will be missed. Memories are Forever❤️

Markie Repp
   Posted Tue March 20, 2018
Jeanine, Chris, and family,
You are in my thoughts and prayers during this time. He was such a sweet person and I enjoyed seeing him and Illega. May God bring you comfort.

Joy and Gary Grosjean
   Posted Tue March 20, 2018
Walker Family, So sorry for your loss. Our condolences to all.

Charlene (Imm) Sims
   Posted Tue March 20, 2018
So sorry for the lose of your dad Denise. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.

Jill and Brad Van Zyl
   Posted Thu March 22, 2018
We were so sorry to hear of Earl's passing. We always enjoyed having them for neighbors at the lake! You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Jill and Brad Van Zyl
Hastings, MI

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