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BARBARA WALKER Barbara Mae Walker, age 88 of Boulder City, passed away September 25, 2017, at her home, surrounded by family. She was born April 18, 1929, in Payette, Idaho, to Carl Theodore Clauser "Ted" and Leta Mae Alspach Clauser. She married Donald Lee Walker August 28, 1955, in Payette, Idaho. She and her family moved to Boulder City in 1993. Barbara had a passion for music and has always been very talented. She loved to play and teach music. She started teaching piano when she was in high school and went on to teach after she received her Master's Degree in Music. She taught middle school band, high school band and music theory and piano at Treasure Valley Community College in Ontario, Oregon. She was very active in the music program at Grace Community Church, where she served as assistant music director. She accompanied services on piano and organ, sang in the choir and occasionally directed the choir. She led Bible studies at the Homestead, drove for Lend-A-Hand and accompanied worship services at The Homestead. She participated in the church's Chrismon project, Country Store and prayer group. She was also a skilled seamstress and an excellent baker. Barbara is survived by her husband, Donald Lee Walker; two daughters, Susan (Steve) Marrano and Karen (Ken) Watanabe; brother, Rev. Charles (Mary) Clauser; and grandson, Reggie Watanabe. Visitation will be 10-10:45 a.m. Thursday, September 28, with funeral service following at 11 a.m., both at Grace Community Church, 1150 Wyoming St., Boulder City, NV 89005. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Lend-A-Hand of Boulder City, 400 Utah St., Boulder City, and Grace Community Church, in memory of Barbara Walker, 1150 Wyoming St., Boulder City. Family and friends can sign an online memorial guestbook at www.bouldercityfamilymortuary.com
Published in Boulder City Review on Sept. 28, 2017
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