Waunita Walker, surviving spouse of the Rev. Carl Walker, died on Friday, October 1, 2010. She is survived by two daughters: Leila McGowan of Sunnyvale, and Doris Britschgi of Campbell; and by two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Condolences to the family may be sent to 763 Bamboo Drive, Sunnyvale, CA 94086.
A memorial service is planned for Friday, November 5 at 1 p.m., at Trinity United Methodist Church in Chico. The Rev. David Vallelunga will preside.
Carl and Waunita Walker served the Parlier, Laton, Five Points, Delano, Burlingame, and Chico: Trinity churches before retiring in 1980. Carl Walker also served as Superintendent for the Redwood Empire District, 1956-1962 and as Superintendent of the Sacramento-Nevada District, 1966-1971. Carl Walker died in 2004.
Memorial gifts may be sent to the Waunita Walker Memorial Fund, Trinity United Methodist Church, 285 E. Fifth Street, Chico, CA 95928, or to the International Peace Scholarship, 3700 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312, with "IPS Waunita Walker" noted in the memo line.