Irene Iris Walker, ? - 2006
Irene Iris Walker passed away suddenly on Feb.
13, 2006 in Las Vegas, Nevada at the age of 64 years.
Irene was born in Stettler, Alta. and lived in the Donalda, Alta.
area until the age of nine when she moved with her family to High
Prairie. She grew up on the family farm there and married Ken
in 1962. In 1964, they moved to British Columbia and adopted their
two children in 1968 and 1970. They lived in Merritt, B.C. until
1982 when they moved to Forestburg, Alta.
Irenes pride and joy was her family and she loved nothing
more than spending time with them. Holidays, birthdays, and family
events were very important to her. Among her favourite things
were traveling, camping, attending music festivals, shopping and
visiting friends. Irene loved to accompany Ken on many excursions
and wanted to travel more. This was her first trip to Vegas, which
was a new adventure she had always wanted to try.
Left to cherish her memory are: her husband Kenneth; son Darryl
(Christine) Walker; daughter Leanne Walker (Sheldon Nielsen);
grandchildren Mason, Colin, Janessa and Jeremy Walker, Rebecca
and Lucas Nielsen; brothers Paul (Yvette) Heisz and Lyle Heisz;
sisters Ina Damberger, Ida Brown, Ila Sawchyn, and Iona (Alex)
Kushner; along with numerous nieces and nephews, all who will
miss her greatly.
She was predeceased by: her parents, Roy and Opal Heisz; and brother
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