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Shirley Walker

March 19, 1941 ~ October 25, 2022 (age 81) 81 Years Old

Obituary

Shirley Walker, age 81, of Madison, died Tuesday, October 25, 2022, at Bethel Lutheran Home in Madison. Funeral services will be 10:30 AM, Saturday, October 29, 2022, at Ellsworth Funeral Home in Madison. Burial will follow at Graceland Cemetery in Madison. Visitation will be one hour prior to services.

Shirley Ovre was born on March 19, 1941, to Clarence and Alma Ovre in Canton. Shirley married Albert Walker on December 4, 1960, in Lennox.

Shirley was an avid reader, crocheter, writer, piano player and evangelist who would talk about Jesus with anyone who would listen and with those who wouldn't.

Survivors include her children, Frank (Lori) Walker of Brandon, Jonathan (Maricela) Walker of Lake Forest, CA, Cindy (Kevin) Schut of Madison, Donna (Sean) McLaughlin of Ramona, CA, and Timothy Walker of Madison; 12 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and one sister, Helen Rippentrop (Russell Peters).

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; one son, Leroy Walker; and one sister and one brother.

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
October 29, 2022

9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Ellsworth Funeral Home and Cremation Options
321 N Egan Ave
Madison, SD 57042

Funeral Service
Saturday
October 29, 2022

10:30 AM
Ellsworth Funeral Home and Cremation Options
321 N Egan Ave
Madison, SD 57042

Interment following funeral service
Saturday
October 29, 2022

Graceland Cemetery
Airport Avenue
Madison, SD 57042

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