June L. Walker of North Platte passed away June 9th, 2017 at Great Plains Hospital at the age of 83. June was born June 22nd, 1933 at Farnam, Nebraska to Elmer and Eva (Keiper) Hilton. When June was very young the family moved to the farmstead north of Cozad, Nebraska. June graduated from the Cozad High School in 1951.
In 1956, she was united in marriage to Gerald Walker at the United Methodist Church in Cozad. In 1962, the Walker family began with the births of Michelle Lynn, Monte David and Marsha Sue. Soon after they moved the family to North Platte, Nebraska.
June was a great home maker and also worked at the Greyhound Bus Depot and NBC computer center. Her most treasured times were spent at home taking care of her family and spoiling her grandchildren. She enjoyed gardening, flowers, tea parties with her girlfriends, listening to country music and the Grand Ole Opry.
June was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; a daughter, Michelle Gill; sister, Doris Hergenrader; and brother, Leonard Hilton.
She is lovingly survived by her children, Monte (Anissa) Walker of North Platte and Marsha (Rick) Nester of Layton, Utah; 6 grandchildren, Sam Gill and David Gill of Phoenix, Arizona, Brittany Nester of Layton, Utah, and Colton (Erin Lewis) Walker, Luke Walker and Bryson Walker, all of North Platte.
A memorial has been established in her memory. Online condolences may be shared at www.carpentermemorial.com.
Services were held Wednesday, June 14th, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at the North Platte First United Methodist Church with Rev. Dr. Doug Delp officiating. Burial at Farnam Cemetery followed. Visitation was Tuesday, June 13th, 2017 at Carpenter Memorial Chapel.