Lena Walker, age 81 of Wapakoneta, died at 3:50 a.m., Saturday, February 23, 2013 in St. Rita’s Medical Center, Lima. She was born September 5, 1931 in Richland County, Ohio; the daughter of the late Thomas and Lucy D’Emilio. Her husband of 59 years, Dennis F. Walker survives in Wapakoneta.
Mrs. Walker was a retired secretary with the Wapakoneta City School System. She was a most supportive and loving wife, mother, and grandmother.
Survivors include 2 daughters – Denise (Joseph) Fischer of Wapakoneta; Danette (John) Addison of Dayton, 1 grandson – Aaron Walker Addison who is stationed in Japan with the U.S. Navy on the U.S.S. George Washington; a sister – Mary Switzer.
She was preceded in death by a brother – Angelo D’Emilio and a sister – Rose Grosso.
No public services or visitations are planned per her wishes. A private family burial of her cremated remains will be in Greenlawn Cemetery, Wapakoneta.
Memorial contributions may be given to Choices In Community Living, Inc., 1651 Needmore Road, Dayton, Ohio 45414.
Condolences may be shared at www.BayliffAndSon.com
Arrangements are by Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville.