Obituaries

Robert Miller
B: 1919-02-11
D: 2017-02-17
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Miller, Robert
Marie Kerchner
B: 1927-05-19
D: 2017-02-13
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Kerchner, Marie
Jean Cahoon
B: 1925-04-21
D: 2017-02-13
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Cahoon, Jean
Vernon Ruthe
B: 1935-09-16
D: 2017-02-10
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Ruthe, Vernon
Joseph Dame
B: 1916-06-10
D: 2017-02-10
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Dame, Joseph
Carolyn Smith
B: 1921-02-21
D: 2017-02-08
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Smith, Carolyn
Ardath Lei
B: 1937-06-22
D: 2017-02-04
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Lei, Ardath
Edna Carlino
B: 1932-05-15
D: 2017-01-26
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Carlino, Edna
Paul Wolfe
B: 1936-07-23
D: 2017-01-23
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Wolfe, Paul
Marie Kahn
B: 1930-12-13
D: 2017-01-23
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Kahn, Marie
Connie Smith
B: 1942-11-02
D: 2017-01-14
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Smith, Connie
Kenneth Atz
B: 1936-02-11
D: 2017-01-12
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Atz, Kenneth
Roger Minkie
B: 1938-08-17
D: 2017-01-10
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Minkie, Roger
Marjorie Carpenter
B: 1924-04-20
D: 2017-01-06
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Carpenter, Marjorie
Frances Cooper
B: 1947-04-30
D: 2017-01-02
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Cooper, Frances
Virginia Dame
B: 1921-04-26
D: 2017-01-02
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Dame, Virginia
Mary Martin
B: 1937-12-30
D: 2017-01-01
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Martin, Mary
Dorothy Babler
B: 1923-04-13
D: 2016-12-30
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Babler, Dorothy
Marilyn Wolfe
B: 1932-07-10
D: 2016-12-28
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Wolfe, Marilyn
Gary Fetter
B: 1942-02-16
D: 2016-12-26
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Fetter, Gary
Edward Waters
B: 1935-06-30
D: 2016-12-24
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Waters, Edward

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Our Walker Family

We understand how difficult it is to lose a loved one. Our compassionate and caring team work hard each and every day to make sure that the members of our community and beyond are taken care of during such a difficult time. For advice on what to do when a loved one is dying, making funeral arrangements, pre-arranging your own funeral, or anything else, please feel free to contact us, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

We promise to work with you and your family in your time of need to create the perfect memorial service for your loved one. We will be here for you today, as well as tomorrow.


The Walker Family

Sarah Frint, Business Manager
Email: sarah@walkermortuary.com
Toll Free Phone: 815-232-2136
Office Phone: 815-232-2136
Fax: 815-232-1329
Home Phone: 815-232-2136
Mobile Phone: 815-232-2136

Sarah became part of the Walker family in 2007, when she married into the Turner family.  However, she officially started at Walker's  in 2013.  In 2015 she took on the role as Business Manager.


Justina Hermann, Licensed Funeral Director
Email: justina@walkermortuary.com
Office Phone: 815-232-2136
Mobile Phone: 815-275-0584

Justina brings with her, 12 years of proudly serving families here in our local area with the same dedication her family did, and continues to do, before her.  Over two of those years have been in the foreground here at Walker's as our second Licensed Funeral Director.   Justina proudly and respectfully welcomes the call to serve the Freeport area by helping to carryon the Walker name with the same care and compassion that Steve had taught all of us through the years.  

A few of Justina's credits are graduating Pi Sigma Eta; receiving the Laura B. Worsham Memorial Reward in recognition of receiving the highest GPA in Business and Funeral Home Management; and being a certified aftercare and grief facilitator.

She believes everyone should be handled with the same dignity and respect she would give to a member of her own family.

Justina and the Walker Family will continue to ensure the Walker name stands for integrity and compassion

Michelle M. (Niblo) Stubbe, Prearrangement Specialist since 1994
Email: michelle@walkermortuary.com
Office Phone: 815-232-2136
Fax: 815-232-1329

Michelle came to work for Walkers in 1998 as a licensed Prearrangement Counselor.  She exited the firm in 2011 for a short sabbatical and is now back with the Walker Family.  Born and raised in the Freeport area she is now residing in Dakota where she and her husband have raised 3 children near her husband’s family farm.  Michelle is available to meet with families regarding their final arrangements that they wish to plan in advance.  By simply calling 815-232-2136 Michelle can make an appointment with you at your convenience at the funeral home or in the comfort of your home.

John Scibona, Crematory Operator
Website: walkermortuary.com
Office Phone: 815-232-2136
Fax: 815-232-1329

John is retired from the Illinois Department of Transportation after 32 years of setting the example as a dedicated public servant.  He spends his free time  with family, attending sporting events and coaching the Aquin girls basketball team.

Don Parker, Crematory Operator
Office Phone: 815-232-2136
Fax: 815-232-1329

Don is retired from the Freeport Police Department after 30 years, serving as the Chief of Police for eight of those years.  He spends his free time with family, attending sports events, hunting and serving on the Stephenson County Board.

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