Obituary of Hazel Alice Walker
Hazel Alice Walker
(September 15, 1918 - March 14, 2019)
Hazel Alice Walker of Galahad, formerly Heisler, Alberta, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Thursday, March 14, 2019 at the age of 100 years.
Hazel’s father, Elmer Wolfe was born February 27, 1891 in Burns, Kansas. His family moved to Nebraska in 1901. Elmer met Edith Ann Parson who was born April 9, 1899 and they were married in 1916. From this union nine children were born. Elmer moved his family to High Prairiend then in 1936 they bought a farm and moved to Salt Prairie. While living in Salt Prairie, they met the Walker Family who has arrived from Wisconsin in 1920. Hazel, the second oldest of the Wolfe children, took a liking to John (Jack), the second oldest of the Walker children. Hazel was nineteen years old in 1938 when they were married. They continued to farm in Salt Prairie for a number of years, where they raised their four sons. In 1996, Hazel and John moved to Heisler to be closer to their family and John passed away shortly after. Hazel continued living in Heisler for twenty more years. Hazel enjoyed bowling and music. The Walker family was always musical even Hazel played the mandolin a bit. She was touched at her 100th birthday celebration when her three sons Ken, Ronald, Bob and their friends provided musical entertainment.
Left to cherish her memory are her sons Ken, Robert (Dorothy), and Ronald (Mary); numerous grand, great-grand, and great-great-grandchildren; sisters Gwen Cuthbert and June Jacobson; and brother Cecil Wolfe. Hazel was predeceased by her husband John; son David; brothers Gordon, Lawrence and Harry and sisters Vera and Beatrice.
A Funeral Liturgy outside Mass was held at 1:00 p.m., Friday, March 22, 2019 from the Burgar Memorial Chapel, 4817 - 51 Avenue Camrose with Father Larry Pederson as celebrant. Inurnment has taken place at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, If family and friends so desire, memorial contributions in Hazel's memory may be made to the charity of one's choice.