Sharon Lee Walker

Sharon Lee Walker

August 13, 1934 - June 22, 2020
Laguna Woods California

Sharon Lee Walker

August 13, 1934 - June 22, 2020
Laguna Woods California

Obituary

Sharon Lee Walker
Born August 13, 1934, Died June 22, 2020

Sharon Lee Walker passed away at age 85 and was a resident of Laguna Woods.

Sharon was a native Californian born in Los Angeles to her parents Jim and Ehrma Sawyer; and was an only child. She grew up in South Gate, California. In her early years she camped with her extended family at Newport Back Bay every summer.  She was a great swimmer and had a deepappreciation of the ocean and nature.

Sharon loved to dance and learned ballroom on the Rainbow Girls group. In high school she met the love of her life George Walker at a square dance club in South Gate. They married and have seven children that they shared an adventurous life. Sharon made sure all her children were good swimmers and they spent many days with her family at the beach enjoying the ocean.

When her youngest child was three years old Sharon went back to college and she obtained her Nursing degree and credentials in the first Nursing Program at Saddleback College in Mission Viejo.  Sharon was a Nurse, specializing in Emergency Room and Trauma;  she  retired after 40 years, at the age of 75 years old.  Sharon was so passionate about her career in Nursing,  even in retirement, Sharon continued to study and keep her Nursing License current until she died.

Sharon leaves behind a large extended family of 7 children (spouses), 1 cousin, 1 brother-in-law and 1 sister-in-law, 8 nieces and nephews, 9 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren who she loved dearly and brought her great joy. Sharon also has a large extended family of cousins, nieces, nephews and many longtime (over 70 years) & close friends. All who know and loved Sharon will miss her wit, optimism strong and caring spirit.

 

Funeral Service

  • Date & Time: July 03, 2020 (10:00 AM)
  • Venue: O'Connor Mortuary
  • Location: 25301 Alicia Parkway Laguna Hills, CA 92653 - (Get Directions)
  • Phone Number: (949) 581-4300

Graveside Service

  • Date & Time: July 03, 2020 (12:30 PM)
  • Venue: El Toro Memorial Park
  • Location: 25751 Trabuco Road Lake Forest, CA 92630 - (Get Directions)
  • Phone Number: (949) 951-9102

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14 responses to Sharon Lee Walker

  1. Sharon, no doubt, kindly touched many lives throughout her time here. Wether it be her family or during her career she will be missed by all.

  2. BOB SAWYER says:

    To the entire Walker Family
    Diane and I were sad to hear about your Mom/Grandma, Your Mom and Dad and the whole family always made me feel so welcome the three winters I spent with all of you. May God bless all of you.
    Bob and Diane Sawyer

  3. Valerie says:

    Will miss mama’s sense of humor , optimism and strength

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