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Marilou Walker Aug. 27, 1930 - Jan. 3, 2019

Marilou Walker, 88, of Frankfort, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019, at Wesley Manor Retirement Community. She was born Aug. 27, 1930, in Elwood, to Vernon and Nellie (McQuitty) Knotts. On Feb. 12, 1949, she married Davaun H. Walker; he preceded her in death on Dec. 30, 2011.

Marilou had attended Wendell Willkie High School in Elwood. She had worked at Mallory Controls for 17 years before retiring. Marilou was an excellent cook and homemaker; she enjoyed knitting, sewing, crocheting, baking pies, gardening and square dancing. She was also an active member of the Antioch Church.

Surviving Marilou are her children, Becky (Paul) Robbins and Max (Mary Ellen) Walker, both of Frankfort; brothers, Bob (Carolyn) Knotts, Joe (Molly) Knotts and Gary (Sue) Knotts, all of Elwood; sister, Virginia Ozenbaugh, of Elwood; four grandchildren, Alisha (Damon) LaPorte, Megan (Dustin) Smothers, Shawn (Whitney) Walker and Ryan (Kayleigh) Walker; and three great-grandchildren, Gracie, Roeman and Keafer.

In addition to her husband, Marilou is preceded in death by her son, Rex Walker; and three sisters, Phyllis Johns, Verna Mae Nichols and Delores Barnes.

Visitation for Marilou will be held at Genda Funeral Home in Frankfort, on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019, from 11 a.m. to the start of the funeral service at 1 p.m. with Pastor Dave Klipp officiating. Burial will follow in Green Lawn Cemetery. Memorials in Marilou’s name may be made to Antioch Church Building Fund. Online condolences may be directed to www.gendafuneralhome.com.