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Dorothy Alice Walker

Published: Tuesday, June 11, 2013 7:48 a.m. CDT

YORKVILLE, Ill. — Dorothy Alice Walker, 97, of Yorkville, Ill., passed away Sunday morning, June 9, 2013 at Morris Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Morris.

Born April 15, 1916, Dorothy was a daughter of the late Clarence E. and Alice Mason-Sanderson. She was raised and educated in the Union Mills and Kingsbury, Ind., area. Dorothy married John Walker and he preceded her on May 29, 2000. She was a homemaker most of her life and will be remembered for her love of home decorating.

Survivors include her daughter, Sandra (Gary) Clark of Coal City; son, John (Charlotte) Walker of Bolingbrook; granddaughter, Jayme (Randall) Spitzer of Elgin; and great grandchildren, Matthew Spitzer, Mark Spitzer and Alison Barr.

Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents; husband and grandson, John R. (Kelly) Barr of Ohio. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 12, 2013 at Blackberry Cemetery in Elburn. Rev. Jim McGuire, chaplain from Joliet Area Community Hospice, will officiate.

Friends may sign the online guestbook or send private condolences to the family by logging onto

Funeral services and arrangements have been made under the direction and care of Reeves Funeral Home in Coal City. For more information, call (815) 634-2125.

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