Emma Theresa Walker, born January 10, 1924 in Lake Wilson, Minnesota, passed away at 94 on May 3, 2018. She married Marvin John (Jack) on July 4, 1947. They had five children together, Gary, Rick (Helen), Sue, Kim (Phil), and Tom. Jack died in April of 1993. Emma worked in Admissions at De Anza College from 1981 to 1994. Emma is preceded in death by four sisters, Margaret, Thelma, Ann, and Helen and three brothers, Herman, Martin and Henry. Emma has four grandchildren, Sarah, Rob, Leila, and Tami and two great grandchildren, Calvin and Parker. Emma will be remembered for her generosity and loving nature. Emma could play any song by ear on the piano. She loved to inspire, uplift and comfort others, cook for her family, play bingo on Monday nights, and she enjoyed her last two years at the Saratoga Senior Center.
The viewing and Rosary will be held Friday, May 11th from 6-8pm at Darling Fischer Chapel of the Hills, 615 N. Santa Cruz Ave, Los Gatos, CA 95030. The memorial service will be Saturday, May 12th at 1pm at Sacred Heart 13718 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, CA 95070. Any donations in Emma’s honor can be made to the following: Carmelite Monastery, 1000 Lincoln Street, Santa Clara, CA 95050.